Content Management System

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8 Δεκ 2013 (πριν από 3 χρόνια και 8 μήνες)

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Content Management System

Information Session

Discussion Summary


CMS Overview


Demonstration


CMS Migration Decision Criteria


Information Resources


McMaster University

McMaster Web History


Centrally managed web services


Moved to distributed web services


Current web services difficult to manage
as they are spread over a large support
base

History Overview
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McMaster University

Past/Current Setup

History Overview
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McMaster University

faculty1.mcmaster.ca

faculty2.mcmaster.ca

www.mcmaster.ca

INTERNET

*Each group required its own hardware, hardware technicians,

web admins, and development tools. Tools required by all content

providers.

Future Setup with CMS

History Overview
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McMaster University

www.mcmaster.ca

faculty1.mcmaster.ca

faculty2.mcmaster.ca

INTERNET

*CIS manages server hardware, and hardware technicians.

Each group has a web admin and one set of development tools.

Content providers may edit content directly through the internet.

What is a CMS?


Tool to manage website content


Depository for information


How does it work?



Data from content providers is stored in a
central database, not static HTML

CMS Overview
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McMaster University

What is our CMS?


Ektron eMPower


Requires a Cold Fusion application server


Requires an Internet Explorer web plugin
for content editors


Utilizes an extension plugin for
Dreamweaver



Find more details at www.ektron.com

CMS Overview
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McMaster University

CMS Workflow


Web administrator designs webpage
template


Web administrator adds eMPower CMS
tags called “content blocks” to webpage
template using CMS


Web administrator positions content
blocks in webpage using Dreamweaver


Content provider logs in, updates content
block, and logs out

CMS Overview
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McMaster University

CMS DEMO


Request a trial account

Demo
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McMaster University

CMS Licensing


One license allows unlimited installations
per parent domain

ie.
http://www.mcmaster.ca
,

http://www.mcmaster.ca/cis
,

http://www.mcmaster.ca/
... all one license


Limited number of URLs based on “vanity
licensing”

ie.
http://faculty1.mcmaster.ca
,
http://faculty2.mcmaster.ca

CMS Considerations
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McMaster University

Things to Consider


Who is the administrator and/or how many
do we have?


Current and desired URL of the website


Web applications running on current
system, can we switch?


Is the whole faculty/department moving?

CMS Considerations
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McMaster University

Making the Switch


Request a demo site from
ways@mcmaster.ca

or
webmaster@mcmaster.ca


Attend administration training session


Develop your site


Migrate your site to the production server

CMS Considerations
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McMaster University

CMS Information


Steve Way xt. 24170


ways@mcmaster.ca

Web Services Analyst for McMaster


Faculty/department Web administrator


Ektron Homepage
http://www.ektron.com


McMaster CMS FAQ

http://www.mcmaster.ca/cis/cms


DailyNews
http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca

Information Resources
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McMaster University