The UBCMS is a large initiative, and the Division of University
Communications has a team of people working to assist each
project’s success, from the early planning stages of a
unit’s website to the finished product.
Find out what is included in a UB Content Management System
(UBCMS) website, how to request a site for your department or
organization and how to request the creation of specialized
individual accounts for you and your Web team.
The UB Content Management System (UBCMS) is a Web-based
application that allows you to organize, edit and deliver Web
content. Review the pages below to learn how UBCMS is
organized and get acquainted with basic system functions. Everyone
has access to their websites, shared content and the Digital Assets
Manager (DAM) area.
are the building blocks of your Web page content. Learn about each
component with these detailed instructions and live examples. To
add a component to your page, drag the desired component from the
onto your page. The Demo Site provides
some examples of components and capabilities in use.
Site activation requests go into a queue, beginning a process
that enables University Communications to review your new website
to ensure that it is optimized before it goes live, a
process that generally takes at least one week.
Managing who can make changes or publish to your site is
important. Find out how Unit Web Leaders or Site Managers can add
users, manage their roles, and delete them. Learn about setting up
Google Analytics to track your site's performance.
The UB Content Management System (UBCMS) is constantly evolving
as additional units create websites using this tool. The list of
UBCMS changes available on these pages will be updated as new
features are added or changes occur.