For those of you interested in pursuing maintenance of your websites in the university's centralized content management system (CMS), please note we are transitioning to a new platform and will resume integration and redesign projects at that time.
Access to CommonSpot is provided as a courtesy of the Division of Information Services.
We hold training sessions once a month for new users, users wanting a refresher and those seeking more advanced knowledge. In addition, Web team offers weekly office hours for questions and individualized help.
Upcoming Training Dates
Beginner training is best for those who have never used CommonSpot. It's recommended that all new users attend one Beginner Training session. Be sure to also review the CommonSpot manual before attending.
In Person Beginner Training (2 Hours, In-Person):
Express Beginner Training (1 hour, Online):
Intermediate Training is for users who are familiar with CommonSpot and have been making basic updates to their site already. Do not register for Intermediate Training unless you have already completed Beginner Training and have worked on your website for four months.
Intermediate CommonSpot Training Covers:
Workshop: Leveraging the Power of Web Analytics, Web Monitoring and Content Strategy
Our newest training offering shares best practices for developing, executing and measuring digital marketing strategy. The workshop is a hands-on exploration of Siteimprove's Quality Assurance tool for locating broken links and misspellings and Google Analytics, the standard resource for measuring success on the Web.
The session begins with an examination of best practices, including content auditing and conversion tracking.
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Office hours are available for one-on-one, in-person help. Email email@example.com with a list of the topics that you need assistance with to schedule a time. If you have an issue that needs immediate attention, use the Support Request Form.
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