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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.

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    Search Engine Optimization (SEO) guidance for the CMS

    Review your CMS content pages for better SEO rankings, update page properties and content, linking practices and resources for learning more about SEO.

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    Content Management Support

    A new way of requesting assistance with our university’s content management system, Optimizely CMS, formally known as EPiServer, is now available.

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    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.

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  • Creating a Dynamic Sitemap page for Your Site

    Create a sitemap page that lists all of your sites pages on your web site. This allows your viewers to have a page to navigate to and find what they are looking for. This is also a useful tool for site owners to review what pages they have on their site.

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  • Deleting web Page process - Archiving and Redirecting CMS pages

    Deleting or moving many pages can cause negative rankings in SEO. The search engines, like Google and Bing, have indexed your site and it will crawl it periodically to note changes in content. When it can't find many of the pages, your SEO rankings decrease. This affects your site as well as all UMassmed.edu sites.

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  • How do I find other pages that are linked to my CMS page?

    If moving or deleting your pages, you will first want to find out what other pages are linked to this page.

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  • FORMS: Viewing files that the user uploaded/attached in the form

    If you have the file upload form element on your form and an email set to send the data of the submitted form, the link to the file is malformed making it impossible to view the file(s).

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