Interested in the Web CMS Service?
- Free of charge for eligible groups
- Language agnostic system
- Two flexible templates
- Ability to use custom CSS and JS
- A growing Widget library
- Code blocks for dynamic content
- ServiceNow ticketing system support
August 07, 2015
A few clients have submitted tickets notifying me that, after updating a block, the related page isn't reflecting that update. Joyce Cleaver over in Financial Aid hit on a solution--thank you for you ingenuity!--which involves merely unattaching and reattaching the block in question. So far, this has proven to work in the two instances reported. As yet, no cause for this odd content disconnected has been found, but please attempt the workaround if you encounter it.
August 03, 2015
Web CMS now offers a way to automatically inventory and list documents in a single, searchable, sortable table. The new Document Index Block and corresponding File - Document List Item give users a way to present documents (PDF, MS Office, standard file extension excluding images) in an organized fashion, including the ability to create your own heading labels for extra columns.
Pre-existing documents can be updated from the basic File asset to the File - Document List asset through the use of a new metadata set, giving users a way to configure current documents for use with the Document Index.
Check out the demo on the introductory page. Many thanks to the users who volunteered to beta the block before release. Feedback is welcome, especially if any tweaks are required.
July 09, 2015
I'm opening up a new area to the user community: a previously hidden section of the Standard page template that, when used, will display block content in the page below the primary navigation bar / breadcrumbs and above the main body content and left pane navigation.
Why use it? It opens up the space for some eye-catching, custom work. Interested in exploring it? Check out the Premain Region documentation write-up as well as the Block Usage Chart to see the possibilities. The page itself includes content in the Premain region so you can see a live example.
June 8, 2015
Users can promote up to six of their social media accounts. The block also features a roll-out content area for additional information or text-based links users can view with a simple mouse click or Enter/Return key stroke. The block is ideal for home pages and can be used in the main content areas of both page templates.
Read up on the documentation and then copy the block to your site from the Content Library > General Library > Social Media block folder section! A selection of social media icons is also available from the same location.