Launching 10 July 2017, Cascade Server version 8 boasts a new mobile-friendly user interface for editing the university's web content. To facilitate the transition, we're offering multiple opportunities for you to get acquainted with the new interface.
Concurrent with the 10 July 2017 upgrade to version 8, our Cascade Help site will provide you an A to Z resource on the new user interface paradigm and all current features. Feel free to browse, search and delve in.
Whether you're an old hand at Cascade just wanting to kickstart your use of the new interface, or you're a relative new-comer concerned that everything you've just figured out is outdated (it's not), plan to attend one of our Demonstrations of Cascade Server version 8.
The 30-minute demonstration will take you through the most common tasks Cascaders do – followed by time for Q&A and personal interaction. Have some edits ready to go? Bring them along and take a stab at them after the demo. We've got the room reserved for at least another half-hour.
Summer 2017 Demonstration Schedule
- Wednesday, August 9, 10:30-11:00am, Jones 203
(RSVP to [[wabaus,Andrew Bauserman]])
* Seating is limited to 20 attendees per session. If a session is over-crowded we'll do our best to make accommodations. But it may be wise to grab a seat early.
More in-depth than a Demonstration, our Basic Training in Cascade will take you from uncertainty to competence.
All content editors responsible for a portion of the university's main web presence must attend Basic Training to activate their Cascade accounts.
Returning content editors who have not had much recent interaction with Cascade are welcome to attend Basic Training a second (or third) time to reinforce their understanding.
Summer 2017 Training Schedule
- Wednesday, August 9, 2pm - 4pm, Jones 203. Register.
- Tuesday, August 22, 2pm - 4pm, Jones 203. Register.
- Introduction to the W&M web presence
- Terminology and help for Cascade and the web
- Cascade login and navigation
- Building and editing folders and pages
- Uploading and managing documents and images
- Placing links and images within content
- Placing listboxes, related links & widgets in the right column
- Publishing and deleting
- Best practices and other tips & tricks
Have a question? Not sure how to proceed? Just need advice? We're here to help.
Departments and offices within Arts & Sciences and our graduate and professional schools should first contact their designated Cascade Manager for assistance. Other departments and offices, or those referred to University Web & Design their Cascade Manager should email [[creative]] to request assistance with a specific topic. One of our experts will try to assist in a manner appropriate for the request, as time allows.