Web Services
Department of Public Affairs
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Logging In

To login, navigate to the homepage of the website you intend to edit. In the address bar of your browser, add /user at the end of the URL. It will look something like this:[Department]/user. Once there, login with your CWU username and password. For example, if your department is Student Employment, you can login using the URL You must complete web training before working with web content.

Login Information

You may click Logout in the Navigation menu to end your session.

Uploading a File

To upload a file:

Step 1: Login to the website you intend to edit.

Step 2: Navigate to[Department-Name]/imce. For example, if your department is Teaching-Learning, you will navigate to

The IMCE is a virtual server that allows for the storage of files. Every department website has its own IMCE. The left menu shows all of the directories (or folders) available. These directories are used purely for organizational purposes.

Step 3: Select the directory that is most fitting for the file you are uploading.


Step 4: Click the upload button in the upper-left; an interface will appear.

Multi File Uploader

Step 5: On your computer, select for the file(s) you wish to upload. Drag them from your File Explorer to the box labeled "Drag files here." You may also click "+ Add files" to avoid dragging and dropping.

To select multiple files:
-In different locations, hold the Ctrl key and select each file individually.
-In the same location, click the first file, hold Shift, then select the last file.

Step 6: Click the Upload button at the bottom of the interface.

Upload File Button

Roles and Permissions

Various roles are assigned to Drupal users on the website, each with different permissions:

Content Manager -

Can edit, publish and delete content

Content Editor - Can edit content
Webform - Can see webform submission results

Page Types

Banner Image

Banner Images show at the top of every page on a site. Images rotate automatically in a slideshow. For further information on Banner Images, see Special Requests.

Banner Image

Image Gallery

Displays a slideshow of images on an independent page.

Basic Page

The most common type of page. The basic page consists of a Title and a Body.

News Article

Viewable in the bottom-right of a website, the News Article is an announcement viewable on any page of its host website. The three-most rescent articles will be viewable here.

Please note that some websites will have additional Page Types. If you have questions about a Page Type not listed here, please contact Web Services.

Content Summary

Content Summary shows a list of all pages on the website, with the most recently edited showing at the top, and the oldest (stale) content at the bottom. This view provides: Page Type, Page Title, Date Updated, Author and Current State.

Page Search

Page Search lists content with the most recently created content listed at the top. This view provides: Page Title, Path Name, Status, and the username that most recently edited the page. The benefit of Page Search is the ability to search by Title or Content, with several sorting options.

Pending Content

Pending Content lists all unpublished pages on the website. This is especially useful for departments with student employees who are unable to publish content.

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