CMS Overview: What is a Content Management System?

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Dec 8, 2013 (3 years and 7 months ago)

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CMS Overview:

What is a Content Management System?

Content Management System (CMS)


Computer software, or group of interdependent software
applications, used to create, edit, publish, and manage
different types of content in a consistent and orderly
fashion

Web Content Management System


A CMS designed to simplify web
-
based publications for
users who author web based content


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CMS Overview:

What is Drupal?


Drupal is…


A Web Content Management System


CMS of choice for CWS


A
framework

originally written by
Belgian computer scientist
Dries
Buytaert, PhD

as a
Bulletin Board
System (BBS)


An
open source

project as of 2001


Hosted at OSU’s
Open Source Lab

Very active programming community at
http://drupal.org

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Places to go for more information:

OSU Professional Development


http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php


(Select Web Tools and Programming as Category)


Central Web Services


http
://oregonstate.edu/cws/training


Drupal


http://drupal.org





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Demonstration:

SDMG Website


http://sdmg.forestry.oregonstate.edu


Procedures to demonstrate:


Creating new SDMG meeting


Create new menu item


Create new page


Discussion:


Member content type


Who wants to be an editor


What pieces get tackled first