Publishing Files and Workflows
Publishing a file, directory or site pushes it from the staging server to the production server. Only when a page, directory, or site is published will the results appear on the World Wide Web.
A page can be published at the end of an approval process, and by anyone with explicit rights to publish a page without an approval.
You can publish a file by itself or an entire folder and everything within the folder. You can also publish a file / folder three different ways. You must have the file checked out in order to publish.
- From the Page List, view by clicking on the Publish icon .
- From the Edit Mode, view by clicking on the Publish Now button.
- From the Split Screen, view by clicking on the Publish icon .
Publishing to Twitter allows users to automatically tweet when a page is published. (Please Note: This feature does not insert any content from the page being published into the Twitter feed.) If you would like the ability to Publish to Twitter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Workflow facilitates the tracking of web pages sent to you for approval, the tracking of web pages sent to other users for approval, and the ability to send and receive messages. For more information on Workflow, please see the following pdf.
Step By Step Guide
- After you have saved your changes, click Publish Now button or the Publish icon if you are in the Page List View. Although it is not required, it is a good practice
to note changes on the page in case it becomes necessary to undo or revert these changes.
(Please Note: If you have an approver, you will not see the Publish Now button. You will see
a Send for Approval button.)
- Every page will have the option to check Accessibility (ADA Compliance), W3C validation,
links, and spelling. Click on the green arrow beside each list item to check your
- Finally, click the Publish Button below the text area and the page will go live.
- Alternatively, you can schedule the page to go live at a later time by clicking the
Schedule button from the Edit view or Page List view . Scheduled publish allows you to setup a time in the future for a page to go live
on your website. In addition, you can attach a tweet to this future publish that will
be posted concurrent with the page publish.
- Finally, you can click Send To User to send the page to another user for comments
Self Help Topics
- Logging In and Navigating OU Campus
- Check In / Check Out Feature
- Creating New Files and Folders
- Page Properties (Meta Information)
- Managing Image Sliders
- Modifying a Page
- Renaming Files and Folders
- Reverting Files
- Adding a Link
- Create Your Own Subsites
- Modifying Navigation Menus
- Uploading Files
- Zip Upload
- Uploading and Editing Images
- Publishing Files
- Final Check
- Recycling / Restoring Files
- WYSIWYG Editor
- OU Campus Icons
- Staff Pages
- News Pages
- LDP Forms
- Dependency Manager
- Redirecting Pages
- Changing Templates
- Responsive Design
- Quick Reference Guide
- OU Campus Book of Knowledge
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