University website CMS: Creating and publishing content
  • Room 322, Babbage building

  • Room 322, Babbage building

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This course is for Plymouth University staff only.

The University Content Management System (CMS) is the mechanism for publishing and managing content on the new University website. The website delivers a high quality, fast, resilient and mobile-friendly service to our website visitors. 

Who is this course for?

This course is designed to support staff members who wish to use the system to edit and publish content on the new website, including University faculties, services and events.

Once you have completed this course you can attend the Using Feature Panels in the CMS course or watch the videos linked in the document 'CMS Training videos' in the Help section of the CMS editor.

Note about research pages 

The digital marketing team will be in contact when your content is due to move to the new system. It would be advisable to wait until this time to book onto the course.

What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will have created a test page in the CMS and have the skills to create and publish your own content.

Course content

  • Overview of the University website and CMS
  • How content is structured
  • Creating a page (article or event)
  • Adding interest to your pages (feature panels)
  • Publishing and editing
  • Help and support

Book your place using this direct link via Employee Self Service

For enquiries about this event or any digital skills course please contact If you are unable to attend your training session please cancel in advance via Employee Self Service or inform the Digital Skills team via email.

For the A-Z of IT learning opportunities for staff go to ASTI Courses & Workshops

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