CONTENTdm 6: Website Configuration Tool

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Course Description

Customizing the public face of your CONTENTdm collection used to require a cursory knowledge of PHP. Now, with the Website Configuration Tool, many basic customizations can be done by Collection Administrators. No technical knowledge required!

Everyone will have a collection to play with. We'll go through each of the options for configuration:

  • Appearance
  • Searching & Browsing
  • UI Widgets
  • Image Viewer
  • Navigation
  • Items
  • Page Types
  • Tools
  • Custom Scripts (we'll look at, but not work with)
Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
Current CONTENTdm 6 users; CONTENTdm 5.x and lower users interested in how the Website Configuration Tool works
Familiarity with CONTENTdm interface and public searching
Learning Objectives
  • Demonstrate the difference between Save, Preview, and Publish
  • Identify the URL that will allow you to get to the Website Configuration Tool
  • Make 3 changes to the public face of a CONTENTdm collection using the Website
  • Configuration Tool
Homework Expectations
  • Approximately one hour of homework will be required.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
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