Winthrop University: Web Services - CMS Glossary of Terms
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Content Management System

Glossary of Terms


Ektron Term

FrontPage Equivalent Function
Checkin Save Web page on local computer; not published Checks in content so another writer can edit it. Content does not appear on the Web site unless published.
Checkout Open a Web page to edit, but "keep it open" so no one else can access it. Allows a writer to work on content without anyone else working on it. Changes to content do not appear on the Web site.
HTML Content Web page (.htm) Creates a content block on a Web page. Assigned ID number.
Library Image Folder

Stores images, links to other content in Ektron ("QuickLinks"), reusable hyperlinks, files (e.g. pdf), and forms.

Publish Publish Site Publishes content to the live Web site
Quicklink Link to a Web page in your own Web site Created any time content is added to Ektron and stored in the library. Use a quicklink to link to any content, image, or file within a content block.
Template None The template in Ektron has a .aspx extension. This template is set up and maintained by Web Services.

Last Updated: 7/13/22