WCMS Resources for Liaisons

Below you'll find several resources to help you create and add dynamic content to your web pages. If you need additional guidance planning or creating your content, please contact Public Affairs.

Video Tutorials

Video tutorials provided by Articulate Solutions.

Job Guides

These WCMS job guides below are designed to give you the basic information necessary to build out your web pages.

Job Guide 1 - Site Mapping Guide (PDF)
Job Guide 2 - Designing Content Guide (PDF)
Job Guide 3 - Adding Feature Elements Guide (PDF)

Photo Tools

Please note, you may NOT use images found on the internet via Google Images, etc., without the written consent of the owner. In addition, any images featuring people may only be used after you have been given written permission (form here). Release forms should be delivered to Michael Lukens in the Office of Public Affairs and Communications.

Stock Photography

Click here to access the CSUB Flickr Account

For questions and comments about the CSUB Flickr account, please contact Public Affairs at 661-654-2136.

After signing in, be sure to click on "Albums" in the upper, left-hand corner to see all of the photos that are available for use.
Flickr Albums Example

Note: all photos that currently reside within the Flickr account are approved for use in all situations.

Online Photo Editing

Pixlr Editor
At the top of the work space, be sure to set "Constraint" to "Output Size" and enter the dimensions for the final photo. You can find common sizes used in the WCMS below.
Pixlr Photo Editor Menu

Common WCMS Image Sizes

All sixes in pixels. Width x Height.

Full-width photo banner (1 photo banner): 960x236
Split-image banner (2 photo banner): left photo - 720x236; right photo - 240x236
Feature box image (right-hand column): 240x∞ - height is variable
Directory headshot image: 80x100

Photo Release Form

Photo Release Form (PDF)

WCMS Sizes

Main content area with no feature box: 675px wide
Main content area when feature box is present: 450px wide
Feature box width: 240px wide
Full content area width: 960px wide

Planning Guides

Graphical Site Map Template (PDF)
Outline Site Map Template (DOC)
Website content template (DOC)

Questions? Comments?

If you have any questions about creating or maintaining your web pages, or if you have general comments about CSUB.edu, please contact:

Information Technology HelpDesk