UBCMS Self-Paced Training

Learn at your own pace with our hands-on videos and exercises.

Choose how you wish to learn:
  1. Take the self-paced course - Follow the steps of the course below, A through D. Each is independent so you can change the order or even skip sections as desired. (To do the exercises on our Training Server you must first register for a Training account, but if you already have access to the regular Author Server, you can adapt the exercises to your existing site instead.)

  2. The 'lite version' - For a faster runthrough, you may elect to skip the hands-on exercises and just watch the demos. No need to register for a training account, but you can read the associated documentation for more details as needed. (Please only take this approach if it meets the needs set by your unit's Web team.)

  3. Just-in-time - Again, no need to register for a training account. Just choose the topics you need, watch the videos, read the documentation as needed, and even skip the exercises. (Ideal for developers or those already familiar with CMS basics.)
Take the Course A-Z Index

Invest in Yourself

  • Learn these fundamental elements and you will rapidly progress from a novice to a power user.
  • Watch each video then try the short exercises. 
  • The times quoted are for the video tutorials. Budget additional time for the exercises, including an estimated 5-10 minutes for the longer exercises.

A. Overview of the UBCMS [11:08]

FAQ: Solutions to Common Issues

B. Understanding the UBCMS Interface [48:05]

C. Understanding How to Build a Page [34:10]

D. Build a Typical Page [61:29]

These modules include the more common used components.

E. Next Steps

Once you have completed the training...

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