Service Features & Perks

The UC Davis Web Content Management System (Web CMS) service allows appropriate campus units to create and manage Web content that complies with campus standards and policies for branding, accessibility and communications.

Is the Web CMS for you?

Learn more about the CMS service, then find out if your unit meets the criteria for inclusion and familiarize yourself with the sign-up process.

Who else is using the CMS?

Check out the ever-growing list of clients whose live sites are now using the CMS.


  • Regularly scheduled, on-line training
  • On-line documentation that supplements the training and includes extensive how-tos
  • Knowledge base of troubleshooting and support articles
  • A growing library of content blocks make it easy to add enhanced content
  • An email-based customer service ticketing system to respond to your questions and problems
  • A monthly meeting open to all members of the campus Cascade user group for updates, discussion and problem-solving

* For eligible units


  • Two highly flexible, configurable page templates
  • More than 10 different color schemes
  • Customize content areas with your own JavaScript and Cascadeing Style Sheets
  • A widget library offering pre-programmed and formatted functionality like RSS feeds, slide shows, simple form building, FAQ formats and more
  • Methods to incorporate dynamic database content
  • A server-side language agnostic platform that allows integration with PHP, ASP, .NET, ColdFusion and more