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Cascade Server How-To's

1. Move to the top of Cascade and click "My Settings." 
2. Replace the Password text box character with your new password. 
3. Replace the characters of the text box below the first with your new password. 
4. Click "Submit."

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1. Select the root directory of your website. 
2. Click the "New" drop down menu at the top of Cascade. 
3. Click the "Standard Page" option. 
4. Fill in the Display Name text box with the name that you would like to appear for the Navigation Link in the left hand side navigation of your website. 
5. Fill in the Title text box with the name that you would like to appear for the page in Cascade, and for the title that will appear in your webpage (convention is to fill in this text box with the same name in Step 4 in order to avoid confusion). 
6. Make sure that "Yes" is selected for the Display in Navigation option for the link to show up in the left hand side navigation of your website, otherwise select "No." 
7. Fill in your content below. You can edit the content as you do in Microsoft Word. An impact image can be added to the top of the page, and other media, links, etc. may be added. 
8. Choose the type of contact information that you would prefer to be displayed on your page.

  • Use Section Default -- Uses the general contact information of the directory that the page is in.
  • Set Content Below as Section Default -- Allows you to customize the Contact Information by filling in the text boxes located below.
  • Do Not Display on This Page -- Restricts Contact Information from being displayed on the page.


9. (Optional) Add one or more Contact Person to your page by clicking the drop down menu and then filling out the text boxes. 
10. Click the Right Column drop down menu and select whether or not you would like to "Display" the right column in your webpage. If so, leave the option selected as "Yes" and fill in the desired content. 
11. Click "Submit." 
12. Publish the page for it to show up in the una.edu website (be sure that "Production" and "Publish" are both selected.

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1. Make sure that the images which will be used are stored in Cascade (if not, refer to the video "How do I add images/documents to Cascade?") 
2. When creating or editing a page that will contain the image, move to the main content section. 
3. In the tools area, click the insert/edit image (tree) icon. 
4. Choose to use an internal or external image.

  • Internal -- browse through images within Cascade until you select the desired image.
  • External -- enter the URL of an image from another website.

5. Enter a short description of the image in the "Alternate Text" text box. (Necessary for screen readers or to replace a missing image) 
6. Further define the image by specifying the width and height that you would like the image to be. The correct proportions will automatically be calculated and specified when one number is changed as long as the chain icon is linked. To manually change both the width and height, click the chain icon to unlink it. 
7. Click the Insert button. 
8. Submit the version of the page. 
9. Publish the page for it to be shown live on the una.edu website.

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1. Select the folder that you would like to add the file to from within your root directory. Usually, images will go in the "images" folder, and documents will go in the "docs" folder. 
2. Click the "New" drop down menu at the top of the page and then click "File". 
3. Enter a name for the file that will be added to Cascade. 
4. Click the "Choose File" button and select the file that you want to upload. 
5. Add necessary comments and Submit the file. 
6. To allow the image/document to be displayed on the una.edu website, Publish the file.


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1. Hover over your root directory until a down arrow appears.
2. Click the down arrow.
3. Click the "Publish" option.
4. Be sure that "Production" is selected, and that "Publish" next to Publish Mode is selected.
5. Click "Submit."

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1. Select the root directory of your website.
2. Click the "New" drop down list at the top of Cascade.
3. Click the "Navigation Link" option.
4. Fill in the System Name text box with the name that you would like to appear for the Navigation Link in Cascade.
5. Fill in the Display Name text box with the name that you would like to appear for the Navigation Link in the left hand side navigation of your website (convention is to fill in this text box with the same name in Step 4 in order to avoid confusion).
6. Make sure that "Yes" is selected for the Display in Navigation option for the link to show up in the left hand side navigation of your website.
7. Select the type of information that the link will be linking to.

  • Link to Page -- Links to a page within Cascade.
  • Link to File -- Links to an individual file, such as a PDF file in Cascade.
  • Link to External Web Site -- Links to some other website.


8. Click "Submit."
9. Publish each page where you want the link to show up, or publish the entire directory of your website.

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1. Choose the root directory of your website.
2. Select the link that you want to move.
3. Click the "Order" header on the page.

Options
  • 4. Look for the bar/arrow buttons on the right side of the screen.
  • 5. Click the up bar/arrow to move your asset to the top, or click the down bar/arrow to move your asset to the bottom of the list.
OR
  • 4. Hover over the blank space next to the selected asset until a black arrow appears.
  • 5. Click and drag to the desired position for that asset.


6. Publish each page that you wish to have the changes take place, or publish the entire directory of your website.

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1. Select the file/folder that you wish to copy. 
2. Click the "Copy" tab or hover over the file/folder until an arrow appears, click the arrow and then click "Copy." 
3. Type a name for the file/folder that you want in the System Name text box. 
4. Browse through Parent Folder options until you find the folder that you would like to copy the file/folder to. 
5. Click Submit. 
6. Move to the folder that the file/folder was copied to and then Publish the file/folder in order for the contents to show up on the una.edu website.

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1. Select the file/folder that you wish to move/rename. 
2. Click the "Move/Rename" tab or hover over the file/folder until an arrow appears, click the arrow, and then click "Move/Rename."

Rename

3. Type a name for the file/folder that you want rename in the System Name text box.
4. Make sure the Unpublish Content and Production checkboxes are selected.
5. Click submit.
6. Publish the file/folder for it to be shown on the una.edu website.


Move

3. Type a name for the file/folder that you want in the System Name text box.
4. Browse through Parent Folder options until you find the folder that you would like to move the file/folder to.
5. Make sure the Unpublish Content and Production checkboxes are selected.
6. Click submit.
7. Publish the file/folder for it to be shown on the una.edu website.


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Add Links

1. Select the text/image that you want to add a link to. 
2. Click the chain icon. 
3. Insert the link Internal -- browse through pages within Cascade until a page is decided upon to link to. External -- enter the URL of another website to link to that website. 
4. Choose a target from the Target drop down box. Same window -- usually used for links within the current website. New window -- usually used for links to other websites 
5. (Optional) Enter a title in the Title text box (used for tooltips) 
6. (Optional) Choose a style from the Class drop down box. This is used to float text/images to the left or right, or to even highlight the text/image. 
7. Click Insert.

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Remove Links
To remove a link, select a link and click the broken chain icon.

Edit Links

To edit a link, select a link and then click the chain icon.

Styles -- allows you to float text/images to the left or right, or to even highlight the text/image.

1. Select the text/image that you would like to add the styles to. 
2. Click the Styles drop down box and choose the style that you would like to apply.


Format -- determines the format of the content selected/to-be-added.

1. Select the content that you would like to format. 
2. Click the Format drop down box (beside the Styles drop down box) and select the format that you would like to apply.

Notes:

  • When simply typing into the content region, a paragraph format will automatically be applied.
  • DO NOT APPLY A HEADING 1 FORMAT TO THE CONTENT! This is already used to display the title of your website, and is necessary for screen readers and search engine optimization (SEO) such as google.
  • If using a heading, start with heading 2 or lower, and work your way downward according to importance of sections.

What is it?
A subsection is a folder/group of similar assets within a generally related directory folder.

Create a Subsection
1.Select the root directory of the desired website.
2. Move to the top of Cascade and click the "New" drop down list.
3. Select the "Subsection" option.
4. Enter a display name that will appear in the left hand side navigation.
5. Enter a title that will appear as the subsection name in Cascade.
6. Select the college that the subsection is related to.
7. Be sure that the Publish and Index check boxes are selected and click "Submit".
8. For any of the pages of the subsection to appear on una.edu, they must be published.

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1. Select the page that you would like to add a table to.
2. Click the page "Edit" tab.
3. Select the area where you want to add the table.
4. Click the "Table" button.
5. Fill in the desired fields.
6. Click "Insert".
7. Fill in your table.
8. Submit the page version.
9. Publish the page version.

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1. Select the video.
2. Copy the URL of the video.
3. Select the page that you want to embed the video.
4. Select the area that you would like to add the video to.
5. Click the "Add/Edit Media" button.
6. Paste the URL of the video in the URL text box.
7. Select the dimensions of your video.
8. Click the "OK" button.
9. Submit the version and Publish it.

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1. Select the root directory of your website.
2. Select the page that you wish to restore.
3. Click the "More" tab at the top of the page to open up several other options.
4. Select the "Versions" option.
5. Select the version that you wish to restore.
6. (Optional) You can click Compare with Current at the top of the page in order to compare the version you selected and the current version.

Color Meanings

  • Purple -- That element has been changed between the two versions.
  • Green -- The element has been added from the current version to the selected version.
  • Red -- The element has been deleted from the current version to the selected version.


7. Activate the selected version by clicking Activate at the top of the page.
8. Publish the restored version for it to show up on the una.edu website.

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Delete

1. Click the root directory of your website.
2. Determine which asset you wish to delete.
3. Hover over the asset, and click the down arrow that shows up next to the asset.
4. Select "Delete" from the options.
5. Unpublish the asset before you delete it by checking the box at the top of the page.
6. Be sure that "Production" is checked, and click the submit button.

Restore

1. Move to the top of Cascade and click the "Quick Links" dropdown menu.
2. Click the "Recycle Bin" option.
3. Determine which asset you wish to restore.
4. Click the green "Restore" arrow button on the right side of the page.
5. Click the submit button when asked if you would like to restore the page.
6. Be sure to Publish the asset in your website so that it shows up on una.edu.

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1. Move to the bottom of a page's editing tab and open the Right Column panel.
2. Enable editing on the column by setting the Display option to yes.
3. Select the display size of the column (30% or 50%).
4. Edit and add to the column contents with the content panel. An editor like the one found in the main content area will be provided. More content blocks may be added if needed.
5. Submit the version of the page.
6. Publish the page to make these changes to the UNA.edu website.

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1. Move to Left Column panel in the page's editing tab.
2. Scroll to the Contact Information panel. The first box within this panel will be for Social Media.
3. The editor allows four different social media sites- Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. To add your account enter only the username of your page (The page 'https://www.facebook.com/northalabama' would enter only 'northalabama'). The rest of the link is generated automatically.
4. Submit the version of the page.
5. Publish the page to make these changes to the UNA.edu website.

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1. Select the page you would like to view information for and open it onto the View tab.
2. Beneath the View tab, click the 'Analytics' tab listed alongside Layout, Preview, etc.
3. The analytics page displays information about visitors to the chosen page. Hover your cursor over the different properties if an explanation of the fields are needed.

1. Select the root folder of your page. This is the folder at the top level of your site's pages, in which all of the contents are contained.
2. Select the 'edit' tab.
3. At the checkbox titled 'Include when publishing' remove the check.
4. Submit the change. This will remove the page from the weekly publishing queue, and will prevent any users from publishing content until it has been reversed.

And how to set it back

  • 5. To re-enable publishing, follow the steps above and recheck the box.
  • 6. Submit the change.

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1. Move to Left Column panel in the page's editing tab.
2. The 'Impact Image' section allows you to add a logo. To edit this section, set 'Display?' to yes.
3. Select your logo image. This image must be hosted on the UNA website; see Uploading image/documents in Cascade if you need assistance with this.
4. This image may be set to act as a Section Default, allowing it to appear on every page within your site, or have it affect only the current page.
5. Submit the version of the page.
6. Publish the page to make these changes to the UNA.edu website.

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1. Move to the Main Content panel of your page's editing tab.
2. The slider is managed by the 'Impact Area' boxes found at the top of this section. Enable editing on the slider by setting 'Display?' to yes.
3. Select your type of slider. Images will contain an image that may link to another page. Mixed content includes an image as well as a caption and linking button.

For Images Only:

  • 4. Select your slide image. This image must be hosted on the UNA website; see Uploading image/documents in Cascade if you need assistance with this.
  • 5. Select the type of link to be used for this slide, choosing between internal pages, documents, or external pages.
  • 6. Browse to or enter the link for this slide into the 'Page' field. If you do not require a link on your slide, leave this blank.

For Mixed Content:

  • 4. Select your slide image. This image must be hosted on the UNA website; see Uploading image/documents in Cascade if you need assistance with this.
  • 5. Enter the text for your slide. Only plain text is accepted, with a character limit of 40 for titles and 200 for content.
  • 6. Select the type of link to be used for this slide, choosing between internal pages, documents, or external pages.
  • 7. Browse to or enter the link for this slide into the 'Page' field. If you do not require a link on your slide, leave this blank.
  • 8. If applicable, select the button text for your slide from 'Button Text' dropdown.
  • 9. Submit the version of the page.
  • 10. Publish the page to make these changes to the UNA.edu website.

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1. Locate the image you wish to edit in one of the content areas in the editing tab and select it.
2. Select the 'Styles' dropdown at the toolbar of the content editor. Choose 'img-circle' to create a full circle, or 'img-rounded' to only round the corners of your image.
3. These changes will not be visible in the editing tab. Preview them by updating your draft and returning to the view panel.
4. When you are satisfied with these changes submit the draft of the page.
5. Publish the page to make these changes to the UNA.edu website.
This is where you go to access our Cascade Server login page.
Read through the Cascade Server user's guide for any help and tips.
You can submit your own events to be listed on the University's calendar website.
Request something be posted from an official UNA social media profile.
Our UNA Photo Archive is a great resource to find photos for your website!