Content Management

Your Options for Storing and Sharing Documents Online at IU

As a member of the IU community, you have some great options for online document storage, sharing, and collaboration. This post will give you an overview of Box at IU, Google at IU, and Office 356. Visit the IU Knowledge Base (KB) to see a full comparison chart for the three services. Box at IU… Read more »

SEO: A basic guide for mastering search engine optimization

Search Engine Optimization. What is it? And why is it important? These are questions that every blogger, website owner, and business should be asking. Search Engine Optimization, or SEO for short, is “the process of maximizing the number of visitors to a particular website by ensuring that the site appears high on the list of… Read more »

Developing Departmental Websites at Indiana University

Congratulations! You made it! If you’re here, that can mean any number of things, but most likely you have inherited a departmental web site and are going to redesign it or you have been newly hired and are responsible for redesigning the department’s site. Where do you begin? If this sounds overwhelming, then you are… Read more »

The Green Bar of Go: Creating Contextual Structure Using XSLT

Publish Message Sent Successfully One of the questions that I get asked a lot while teaching the Cascade Server: Site Managers workshop is how to control how hyperlinks are displayed, i.e. using a different style than the default for the current page’s link. In today’s installment of The Green Bar of Go, we will be… Read more »

The Green Bar of Go: Hannon Hill Velocity Webinar

Publish Message Sent Successfully Welcome to another edition of The Green Bar of Go Cascade Server column. Recently Hannon Hill hosted a webinar to introduce a different way of transforming XML to other configurations in Cascade Server, Velocity scripts. Velocity is a procedural language, so it might be easier for some to use than XSLT…. Read more »

The Green Bar of Go: Gazing Into the Future of WCMS at IU

Publish Message Sent Successfully Welcome to another edition of The Green Bar of Go Cascade Server column. In this column, I’m going to discuss briefly some of the new features coming in the latest version of Cascade Server, Cascade Server 6.4. If you’re involved with WCMS at IU, you’ve been using Cascade Server 5.7.5, so… Read more »

The Green Bar of Go: Using External Links

Publish Message Sent Successfully In this installment of The Green Bar of Go, I’ll be discussing a feature of Cascade Server we don’t cover in our workshops, the External Link. An External Link is an indexed asset that points to a web page outside of Cascade Server. Any link that is not a page within… Read more »

The Green Bar of Go: Asset Factory Plugins

Publish Message Sent Successfully Welcome to the second installment of The Green Bar of Go. In this post, I will discuss how to use a part of Cascade Server not covered in the Cascade Server: Site Managers workshop: Asset Factory Plugins. Asset Factory Plugins are a way for Site Managers to create Asset Factories that… Read more »

The Green Bar of Go: A Cascade Server Blog Column

Publish Message Sent Successfully This is the first of what will be a regularly appearing column on the IT Training Tips blog.  The focus of this column will be to convey tips and tricks concerning IU’s newly purchased WCMS. This week, being the first edition, is going to be pretty brief. For those of you… Read more »