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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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    Create an Image Gallery

    display a collection of images in a grid format that open to a larger view of the image that views can scroll through.

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    Create a new block

    Creating new blocks in the CMS

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    Create a new page

    Creating a new page in the CMS

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    Where do I find media (files, images) and blocks?

    Media (files, images) and blocks are found in the right pane within the editor.

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    Where do I find content?

    CMS content tree

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    What is a WYSIWYG editor?

    WYSIWYG (pronounced wiz-ee-wig) is a text editor, it is an acronym for "What You See Is What You Get."

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    So many properties - where best to add my content?

    Determining the best property to add content to it displays as desired.

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    SEO, reliability & accessibility using the Siteimprove plugin

    The Siteimprove CMS plugin notes SEO and accessibility errors and helps the editor fix issues and optimize content directly within the CMS editing environment.

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    Modal Video Block

    The Modal Video block allows editors to place videos on their pages that open in a modal window when clicked. This allows the placement of the video to be in smaller areas of the page and pop open to view in a larger format.

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    Hero Video Block

    The Hero video block allows a video to be used as a hero on the web page. This block also allows for a dropdown list of links to be centered over the video.

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