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Transforming UB’s digital communications through process and tools

Shared Content

UBCMS sites can share selected pieces of content with one another, creating unprecedented opportunities for efficient communication and creative collaboration.

8/18/16

Shared Content supports simultaneous positioning of information in multiple places, and streamlines content stewardship.

10/26/15

Find out how to create content to share with your department or school. Learn how to add it to other pages once you've declared it to be shared content.

8/18/16
You can establish content for re-use on multiple pages within your unit’s website. This content may have little or no use outside of your unit.
8/18/16

Find content from the authoritative content directory that you must use in your site when needed.

8/18/16
University-wide shared content is donated for use by the university.
8/18/16
Several components are useful for pulling Shared Content onto your pages, including the List Builder, and Shared Content Reference.
8/18/16
Because these pages lack the important elements of your website (header, navigation, etc.), they are never shown on their own. Instead, they must be displayed through a 'host page,' and thus must be linked with special care.
4/25/17
By adding tags to your Shared Content, the UBCMS can automatically display your content through list-building components.
10/26/15
Shared content pages can be used to create quick redirects to other pages in the CMS or on external websites.