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Web Template

The University of Montana has developed a new web template with the intention to improve consistency for web visitors while simplifying content creation and layout for content creators.  The new template design highlights the site content and allows bold visuals to set the tone of each website. We have taken an iterative approach for development and roll-out, helping to ensure that all of the sites that use Cascade Content Management system will have regular access to new tools and features.  Find out what Project Ponderosa has to offer.

Upcoming Web Short Courses

We have several discussions on the first Friday of every month to introduce you to the new templates, provide Cascade training, and hear your feedback on available features. Please attend as many sessions as you'd like, you may come late or leave early.  All short courses will be held in LA 139.

Template Feedback and Open Forum - August 1st, 9-10am

Come give us your feedback on the new Ponderosa Template and available plug-ins on the first Friday of every month from 9am-10am.  This is where we can discuss new feature requests, design changes, and address any usability concerns.  We want to hear from you in an effort to provide you regular access to new tools and features.

Cascade CMS Training - August 1st, 2-3pm

We provide Cascade training on the first Friday of every month from 2pm-3pm.  Please request Cascade access prior to this meeting, as we will be working within the Cascade CMS during this training.  Visit umt.edu/web/cascade/ to request access and view some of the topics we will be covering during this course.

Welcome to Project Ponderosa - August 1st, 3-4pm

The University of Montana has developed a family of new web templates with the intention to improve consistency for web visitors and improve content creation and layout for content creators. We will be helping folks build and update their sites.  We will help migrate to the new templates and gather feedback to continue to iterate and improve the web templates.  Come experience what the Ponderosa Templates have to offer on the first Friday of every month from 3pm-4pm.

Other Training

Declutter your Website - August 20th, 12pm

Are you a content hoarder? If so, you're not alone! Many content-rich organizations have websites that are weighed down with far too much irrelevant, redundant, or outdated content. Sometimes there are hundreds or thousands of pages or documents that no one looks at or needs. This unneeded content clutters up search results, makes improvements take longer, and can create risks for the organization. 

This is a special webinar featuring Hilary Marsh, Chief Content and Digital Strategist of Content Company. This is a webinar you won’t want to miss, so register today!