Web: Using the Content Management System to create and publish on the web
Duration 1 day
Team Professional Development
Learning Objectives

  • Understand what makes a good web page
  • Learn how important the structure of a site is both to the web user and search engines
  • Understand why web content needs to differ from content in print
  • Understand the importance of writing appropriately for the web and the University's audience
  • Look at page design elements and how to use them effectively to make a web page effective
  • Understand how to create and manage pages in the Contensis CMS
  • Know how to create content in CMS pages
  • Learn how to create and manage hyperlinks
  • Discover how to use images, snippets and mini templates
  • Learn how to import documents
  • Understand the Contensis workflow system and levels of authority

There is no formal qualification required for this course. However you should be comfortable with:

  • using a computer on the Web
  • using an application to open files and edit them (such as Microsoft Word) and
  • familiar with the following terms: Browser, CSS (Cascading Style Sheet), Domain Name, GIF, HTML, JavaScript, JPEG, Metatag, Redirect, Search Engine, Optimisation, Server, URL, Web page, WWW

Who Should Attend:
Members of staff who have permission to use the Contensis Content Management System to edit or create pages on the University's websites.

You need to check with the Web Coordinator for your Department to see if you are eligible to attend.

A full list of these can be found here - http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/communicationsmarketing/teams/web-team/meet-the-team/unit-coordinators.aspx

Course Leader input, demonstrations and hands-on practical sessions.

If you are not already familiar with these policies, you are strongly advised to read them:
Click here to view the University Data Handling Policy
Click here to view the University Data Protection Policy

If you have any questions about the content of these policies then please contact infosec@nottingham.ac.uk or see https://workspace.nottingham.ac.uk/display/GDPR/Information+Compliance+Team+Home for more information.

Web Notes Tea/coffee provided only at the start of the morning session.
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