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What's New in the CMS
You are now able to embed a form into a content item!
In the past, a form always had to exist as a page in itself.
Now you can create a form, and place it on a page wherever you'd like!
Learn more about this by checking the How To video.
You may notice a slight change in the CMS, which is awesome. You will now be able to choose between a List view and Icon view when you are choosing a picture. This means you'll be able to see a preview of the picture you are posting before selecting it!
The Web Team has created a new feature called the Media Chunk. The Media Chunk allow you to highlight a section with a picture and text. Learn all about the Media Chunk by watching the new What's New video.
Google Analytics is a service that tracks and reports website traffic. You can now view this information whenever you want by clicking on More | Analytics. That's it! Check out the How To video to learn all about Analytics.
Adding a podcast is now available on the CMS. You can now have your users listen to a podcast that you have recorded, or share a podcast pertinent to your page. Learn all about the Podcast Chunk by watching the What's New Video.
New to the CMS this week is the ability add a Google Calendar into your CMS. If you use a Google Calendar to track events, you can now easily have the calendar view.
Watch this video to learn how to add a Google Calendar to your CMS.
Now when you create a table, you can have the column width distribute the width of each column evenly. Prior to this the width was automatically determined. Now you can have a table stretch to fill a page and each column will be the same size.
An often requested feature to the form builder is here!
You can now have the form builder e-mail someone based on a users response. For example -
You have an event upcoming. In the form you created, you have a checkbox to indicate if someone wants a t-shirt. Now when someone checks that box, you can have an e-mail sent to the person who is handling the t-shirts.
When you are creating your form, simply use the Multiple Select option and use the checkbox for "Options will cause specific people to receive an email whenever the form is submitted". Then enter the e-mail address you want the response to go to.
When you log into the CMS, there are now notices that indicate if your site has a Problem Report Outstanding or Content Pending Approval. You are then able to click on the notice, and it will quickly take you to that page to resolve.
This is huge. We are very excited for this.
You can now take data (like a spreadsheet) and import it to the list module. What does that even mean!?
Picture this scenario.
You maintain a spreadsheet that serves as a directory of all the people in your department. It is a simple way to keep track of a persons name, phone extension, and job title. With this new import feature, you can take this spreadsheet and upload it to the CMS to create a beautiful list.
Or this scenario...
You keep a spreadsheet of past scholarship winners. It is organized by a persons name, the scholarship they've been award, and the year of the scholarship. You can now easily import this data into the list module and have it appear on your CMS.
Check out the How To Video to learn all about it.