Online Beginner Class
Welcome to the Online Beginner Class! Review the videos and FAQs for each section in the order listed, or in whatever order you need at this time. Don't forget to check out our other Training Videos and Frequently Asked Questions for items not covered in this class.
Preparation Session 1 (10 minutes): Overview of CMS (philosophy, graphic standards, other Skidmore design standards)
Preparation, Session 2 (5-10 minutes): ADA Compliance (federal laws regarding accessibility of information to employees and the public, regardless of physical capability)
Preparation Session 3 (5-10 minutes): Setting up your computer for CMS work
Session 1: Logging In
Session 2: An Overview of the Icons
Session 4: Editing a Formatted Text Block
- Overview of the Editor
- Superscript and Subscript
- Images (Adding images is covered in the Photo Gallery video)
- Horizontal Lines
- Symbols (FAQ)
Session 5: Publishing Your Changes
Session 6: Discarding Your Changes
Session 7: Create a new page
Session 8: Elements
Session 9: Changing a Document or Link Name (FAQ)
Session 10: Deleting a page
Session 11: Adding an External URL to the Navigation (FAQ)
Session 12: Adding a Document to the Navigation (FAQ)
Session 14: My Pages: Viewing the pages that you own
Session 15: Creating a photo gallery
Session 16: Forms (Advanced topic)
- Step 1. Adding a form element to your page. (video, no sound)
- Step 2. Adding action to the form. (video, no sound)
After the second video, you will need to consult with someone from the Web team about choosing the right form elements for your needs.
- How do I change who receives the form's results?
- How do I format the emails my form sends me?