Guided site conversions
The Guided Site Conversion process (also
known as “DIY”) provides resources that will help you:
a new site
an existing site
an existing site into the new content management system
As part of this process, you will:
with content strategists to develop a website that best serves both your department
or organization’s business objectives and your users.
training in the Ektron content management system so you can easily update,
change, add, and remove text, graphics, photos, and videos on your website.
access to ongoing assistance after your new site goes live.
How it works
Submit the new site request form.
A content strategist will follow up with
you to schedule an initial consultation.
Meet with content strategists to discuss
your department’s strategic objectives and key audiences, and how your new
website can help you serve both.
In this meeting, you will learn how to:
a user-friendly website
for the web and incorporate the university’s writing style guidelines
best practices for the web
Attend CMS training
In order to have permissions to your new
site, you must complete CMS training.
Create your site
Consult with content strategists as
needed to assist you with structuring and writing your site.
Gather photos, videos, and other content
you would like included on your site.
The EDEN Support desk
can assist you throughout this process.
Review and site launch
University Marketing will review your
site before it goes live to ensure all links work properly, photos are the
correct size, etc., and also proofread
content for spelling, grammar, and university style guide format.