Determining Your Needs

Creating your site can seem like a daunting task at first glance. It is important to be prepared with a good strategy as to how you will create and manage your site. Some questions you might ask are:

  1. Is my site working the way I want it to?
  2. What is the "goal" of my site—is it to provide information, recruit students, etc.?
  3. What are the most popular pages of my site?
  4. How old is my current content, and what needs to be rewritten?
  5. Who do I want to be responsible for the content of my site?

We highly recommend reading the Design section of this website, particularly the Information Architecture pages. Target your site toward your audience and your goals. If you would like some additional consulting, please feel free to contact the Public Affairs Digital Media Services team at

After developing a plan and draft site architecture, Site Administrators should contact Melinda Black at the Office of Marketing Communications at 785-864-8906 or to set up a meeting. The Marketing Communications team will review your plan and site architecture and provide insights to help you in building your site.

Training Calendar
CMS Help

If you are experiencing a critical issue with your live website, please contact the IT Customer Service Center at 864-8080 or

For questions on CMS policy, look & feel, and all other issues, please visit our help page.

Please contact web services at 864-6415 or for help with your site

Online help can be found under the How-To's section of this website.

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