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Find information on the UMMS Content Management System, Episerver. Learn how to populate your web pages, read about bugs, and new or updated functionality.

Custom Color Palette Added to WYSIWYG Editor

Posted On: Apr 9, 2019 Posted By: Leslie Rutter Tags: Tips and Tricks, Training

Color palette with UMMS colors in CMS WYSIWYG editor for applying to fonts, backgrounds and other items.

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WYSIWYG: custom button styles

Posted On: Apr 9, 2019 Posted By: Leslie Rutter Tags: Tips and Tricks, Training

Add a style to your links to create a button link

regular link     button link

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How do I position an image so the text wraps around it?

Posted On: Mar 1, 2019 Posted By: Leslie Rutter Tags: Media, Tips and Tricks, Training

You can add an image to the WYSIWYG editor and set the format so text wraps around your image. You can set it left, right or centered. Please note that if centered, text will not wrap but rather flow to the the next line under the image.

Example:
alignright.png

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Adding The Version/History Gadget

Posted On: Nov 20, 2018 Posted By: Leslie Rutter Tags: Tips and Tricks, Training

versions.pngThere are built-in gadgets both for the Episerver platform and product-specific ones, for example, gadgets for forms viewing, visitor groups statistics and version management. 

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News Article Lists filtering by taxonomy (categories)

Posted On: Jun 26, 2018 Posted By: Leslie Rutter Tags: Advanced functionality, Blocks, Tips and Tricks

Filter a listing of news pages or UMassmedNow articles by choosing taxonomy items.

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How can I copy the URL or link of an image or file to paste elsewhere?

Posted On: Apr 10, 2018 Posted By: Leslie Rutter Tags: Media, Tips and Tricks

While you can drag and drop media assets in content areas in the CMS, but sometimes you may want to copy the URL of a doc, PDF, image, etc to paste in an email or to redirect a content page...

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Styling Blocks using CSS class names

Posted On: Feb 20, 2018 Posted By: Leslie Rutter Tags: Advanced functionality, Blocks, Tips and Tricks

How to apply set color combinations to block using the CSS class name property. Set background colors on different blocks, or use a generic block and create an effect where the text overlays an image.

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Get URL of an Uploaded Image or File

Posted On: Nov 17, 2017 Posted By: Leslie Rutter Tags: Media, Tips and Tricks

How to copy the URL of an image or file from the media assets to paste elsewhere - paste in an email, post on a different site, etc.

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