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Unformatted text preview: University Technology Training Center UMContent Contributor Basics 07. 06.2009 U NIV ERSI TY TECH NOL OG Y T RAI NI NG C ENTER UMContent Contributor Basics 2009 Regents of the University of Minnesota University Technology Training Center All Rights Reserved http://uttc.umn.edu The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation. This publication/material can be made available in alternative formats for people with disabilities. Direct requests to: University Technology Training Center 190 Shepherd Labs 100 Union Street Southeast Minneapolis, MN 55455 612.625.1300 uttc@umn.edu UNIVERSITY T ECHNOLOGY T RAINING CENTER i Table of Contents LESSON 1 1 UMCONTENT OVERVIEW 1 Main advantages of UMContent 1 UMContent big picture 2 Importance of metadata 2 System requirements 3 User types 4 Sample web page 4 LESSON 2 5 CONTRIBUTING CONTENT VIA A WEB-BASED FORM 5 Access the Department of Textiles web site 6 Enter Contributor mode 7 Access Contributor options 7 Edit contact information region 8 Try it by yourself! 10 Pasting from Word 11 Format the mission statement 11 View source code 12 LESSON 3 13 WORKING WITH IMAGES IN A STATIC LIST 13 Insert an image 14 Search Within 15 Add alternative text 16 Add a new row to a static list 17 Upload a new image 17 Reordering static list rows 19 LESSON 4 21 CREATING LINKS 21 Create a link to an existing page 22 Create a new page while creating a link to it 23 Create a link to an external web site 26 Create a mailto link 27 LESSON 5 29 WORKING WITH TABLES 29 Insert a Table 30 Merge table cells 30 Try it by yourself! 31 Upload an image 31 LESSON 6 35 USING MANAGER 35 Accessing Manager 35 Adding new sections 36 Renaming a section 37 Moving sections 37 Including sections in navigation 38 Removing sections 38 Applying a page template 39 UNIVERSITY T ECHNOLOGY T RAINING CENTER ii LESSON 7 41 ASSIGNING REGION CONTENT 41 Assign region content to a new section 42 Steps for Adding a New Section (Page) 43 APPENDIX A 45 UNDERSTANDING THE WYSIWYG EDITOR 45 Using the Main Tool Bar 45 Using the Element Editing Tools 46 Static List Tools 47 Dynamic List Tools 48 APPENDIX B 49 UPLOADING AND LINKING TO PDFS 49 Uploading and linking to a PDF at the same time 49 Linking to a PDF that is already checked into UMContent 51 APPENDIX C 53 RESOURCES 53 UMContent Support 53 UMContent Listserv 53 UMContent Training Resource Page 53 UNIVERSITY T ECHNOLOGY T RAINING CENTER 1 UMContent Overview UMContent is the University of Minnesotas content management system. It is a web- based repository, where all content is stored for management, reuse and access....
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