action link
An element that displays text on a colorful background with an arrow, like a button, with a link and optional image.
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another department's tag
If you wish to add another department's tag to an Article or Event, obtain permission from that department first. Then, CC the department contact in an email to ITWeb to request the tag be addded.
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anchor
Type of element that can be added to links to direct to a specific section on a page rather than the top.
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article
Special type of document in Cascade that is used for stories or news.
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block
The actual content that you can create and edit, which gets wired to documents.
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breadcrumb
A type of navigation that displays the path to a page above a page title.
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content block
Type of Block that is full of grid cells used to add Action Links, Link Lists, WYSIWYG content, and videos.
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document
Publishable elements in Cascade including pages, articles, FAQs, events, and profile listing pages.
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datatable
Responsive table elements that display data that can be sorted into multiple columns, searched in all fields, and paginated.
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event
Special type of document for announcing events.
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faq
Special type of document for addressing frequently asked questions.
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feed
Feeds are ways to display Articles, Events, WYSIWYGS, or links in a section on a page. There are multiple styles of feeds to choose from.
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file
Cascade exists of files and folders. Images, Documents, and PDFs are different types of files.
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folder
Folders are used as organizational tools in Cascade to separate documents and content. Special folders have underscores and have specific uses.
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format
Formats are created by ITWeb and are not editable. They tell Cascade how to render content on a page.
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grid cell
Grid cells separate and control the width of types of content within content blocks, including Action Links, Link Lists, WYSIWYG content, and videos.
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link list
Lists of links used to display links that are grouped together; created in content blocks.
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navigation
Left navigation appears on every page and controls what pages are displayed as links; publishable through the SSI page.
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page
Pages are the components that become webpages; they are responsive by default and contain different elements that make it a complete webpage.
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profile
Profiles are special documents that contain information about facaulty/staff, and are displayed on Profile Listing Pages.
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region
Regions are connected to page layout and control where information displays on a page. Blocks and formats are placed in Regions.
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responsive
Responsive (or RWD) means that an element/document will adapt to the size of the screen the user is viewing it on, providing optimal viewing and interaction experiences for users on devices of different screen size.
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site
There is a larger site that contains every departments website at JMU; this is the JMU site. Your website is one of many that exist in the JMU site.
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slideshow
Slideshows are a type of Block that display images that can be clicked through, with optional text overlay/ links.
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spot
Spots are images in content block WYSIWYG fields with links. They draw attention and can function like advertisements when used sparingly.
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ssi
SSI stands for Server Side Include. SSI is a way of adding the same information to an entire website. Example of this include global headers, global footers, and navigation.
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table
Tables can be easily added in any WYSIWYG content field using the "Table" drop-down. Tables can have any number of columns and rows, and are useful for displaying small amounts of data.
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third
A "third" refers to the size of an image, which should take up a third of the width on page at desktop resolution. In a content block, an image in a 1/3 width grid cell must be the size of a third.
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video
Facebook, YouTube, and Vimeo videos can be added to your website on EZ Pages or in content blocks.
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website
Your website is made up of all the pages and other documents in Cascade and is what you see published on the live web server [www.jmu.edu].
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wiring
Specifying Blocks and Formats in a Region is called "wiring" the content.
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wysiwyg
WYSIWYG stands for What You See Is What You Get. The WYSIWYG editor in Cascade allows users to add links, images, and text in the Content field, which looks similar to the way it will appear when published.
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