For the latest COVID-19 campus news and resources, visit umassmed.edu/coronavirus.

Search Close Search
Search Close Search
Page Menu

UMass Chan CMS Blog

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

  • CMS web page indicating the left menu to remove

    Remove Left Menu from Content Page

    Remove the left menu from a content page which removes the left column and allows your content to align with the left side of the page.

    Read more
  • workflow.jpg

    Workflow approval process

    Setting up workflow to create an approval process before content is published.

    Read more
  • memberarea.gif

    Membership Areas

    A CMS Membership Area is a web page, and any of its child pages, that is restricted to a certain User Group and requires membership account to log in.

    Read more
  • grid-listing-block.gif

    BLOCK: Grid listing block

    Grid listing block allows editors to set a list of items in a grid and allow some control over the layout of that grid. Editors can choose to filter by page type. For now, we have limited page types with the ability to add more in future sprints. We started with Staff Page as this page has a very specific view/layout. We added generic page since this is the most commonly used page type.

    Read more
  • examples.gif

    Examples of Blocks and Pages

    View examples of all the available page types and block types that can be used in our CMS.

    Read more
  • hero image block - display of which block to choose

    BLOCK: Image Hero

    UMass Chan CMS: Use an hero image to display an image across the top of your site with the option of adding text overlay

    Read more
  • blockwidths.jpg

    BLOCKS: Displaying blocks in different widths

    UMass Chan CMS: setting block to display at different widths

    Read more
  • imagedxrmj.png

    Creating shortcuts to another page

    Creating a menu item that links to a page on another umassmed.edu site or an external site (pages that are outside of the CMS)

    Read more
  • Log into Optimizely

    New Editing URLs

    To make it easier to switch from editing and viewing pages, we have updated our CMS edit URLs

    Read more
  • Filtered Blog Posts Block

    Filtered Blog Posts Block

    Episerver CMS Filtered Blog Posts Block

    Read more
1-10  of  29  items
Page  of 3