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Web Author Readiness Checklist for CMS

A. Planning

A1. ___Describe purpose and organization of the site to be developed or maintained.

A2. ___ Understand basic web terminology, such as browser, ISP, bandwidth, web server and can provide examples of each.

 

A3. ___ Identify relevant file formats used on the Internet (i.e. .jpg, .pdf, .htm).

 

A4. ___ Identify elements of the template, select and recommend when changes to the template are necessary.

 

A5. ___ Describe impact of browser and browser settings on page format.

 

A6. ___ Explain fundamentals of copyright guidelines as they apply to web page development.

B. CMS System Basics

 

B1. ___Log into/Log out of the CMS.

 

B2. ___ Access Workarea and navigate Content and Folders.

CMS Workarea and Content Navigation

B3. ___ Identify content ID number.

 

B4. ___ Add new folders.

B5. ___ Add new content.

 

B6. ___ Understand the purpose of the title, metadata, and summary of content.

B7. ___ Select appropriate template.

 

B8. ___ Differentiate between save, check-in and publish options.

B9. ___Edit existing content.

 

B10. ___Copy and paste content from other applications, such as Word.

B11. ___ Format text (style, bulleted/numbered lists)

B12. ___ Create hyperlinks to content outside of the system and verify properties.

 

B13. ___Create quicklinks to content within the system.

 

B14. ___Access the library.

 

B15. ___ Follow process to delete/move content or folders.

 

C. Tables

C1. ___ Use tables appropriately to present data or to format page display.


C2. ___ Create a table.

C3. ___ Establish table and cell properties.

 

C4. ___ Understand accessibility checks for tables.

D.  Graphics

 

D1. ___ Provide evidence of permission to use selected graphic.

 

D2. ___ Submit graphics for inclusion in library.

 

D3. ___ Search for graphics in library.

 

D4. ___ Insert graphic in content.

 

D5. ___ Establish and modify picture properties.

 

D6. ___ Understand accessibility checks for pictures.

  

E. Collections

E1.___ Identify what should/can be in a collection.

E2.___ Create a collection.

 

E3.___ Add/Delete Collection items.

 

E3.___ Organize a collection.

  

Acknowledgements

I have read, understand and agree to abide by the IVCC Web Site Guidelines and Procedures.  I also understand that the Guidelines may be changed at any time, and it is my responsibility to keep myself abreast of changes through periodic review.