Learn to use Web Express

Manage Your Site

Site Building Guide

Quick references for site owners and editors to get started quickly building a site.

7 articles

Content Editing Guide

Targeted list of tutorials for content editors.

8 articles

Site Settings

Site owners can modify site settings and configurations such as site design/name.

5 articles

Access and Roles

Learn about access roles and how to invite and manage site editors.

8 articles

The Admin Interface

Overview of the admin interface and toolbars for editing your site.

4 articles

Adding Bundles

Bundles are a way to add functionality to a site based on your needs.

2 articles

Accessible Content

As a site editor you’re responsible for making your content accessible to all.

11 articles

Accessible Images and Media

How to improve the accessibility of your images and multimedia content.

3 articles

Accessible Layouts

How to create intuitive content and page layouts that meet accessibility criteria.

2 articles

Google Analytics

How to add an analytics account, tips and best practices for analyzing site traffic.

1 article

Launch Your Site

Steps for preparing and submitting your site for launch.

5 articles

Support & Status Updates

Utilize the different channels for service updates, tips and how to get support.

3 articles

Troubleshooting

Common tips for troubleshooting issues

1 article

Web Express Core

Getting Started with Core

Out of the box Web Express Core has all the essential tools to create a website.

3 articles

Glossary & Terms

1 article

Basic Pages

Most of your site will be created using the basic page content type.

3 articles

Navigation & Menus

Options for setting the main, secondary and footer menus and breadcrumbs.

6 articles

Blocks

Blocks are a flexible way to add content and modify your page layout.

8 articles

Shortcodes

Add colorful features and a variety of formatting options to your content.

24 articles

WYSIWYG Editor

The main content editor with many elements to format and style your content.

7 articles

Layout

A simply way to create and place blocks while editing a page.

4 articles

Files

Use the file content type to upload files such as Word docs or PDFs.

2 articles

FAQ Pages

Groups of questions and answers as accordions set in a page format.

2 articles

Images

How to add images, set focal points, include ALT text and think about file size.

6 articles

Design Settings

Choose and configure the site's main design and block themes.

5 articles

Web Express Bundles

Advanced Content

Content features to enrich how you present and structure your content.

9 articles

Advanced Design

Features that provide more visual options to enhance the design of the site.

7 articles

Advanced Layout

Features that allow you to create more complex and dynamic layouts.

8 articles

Campus News

Pull in news articles from CU Boulder Today

3 articles

Chemistry Title

Properly display empirical formulas and publications in the title area.

1 article

Class Notes

The ability to create an alumni section with a class year feature.

3 articles

Collections

Create filterable content based on a "collection" of information (i.e. resources).

4 articles

Content Sequence

A vertical/horizontal display of content covering a span such as timelines/steps.

3 articles

Digital Campaign

Specific to paid digital advertising campaigns for pixel tracking codes/funnel pages.

7 articles

Events

Integrate your campus events into your website with the Localist Events Block.

3 articles

Feeds

The ability to create RSS feeds of articles and place RSS feeds on your site.

4 articles

Forms

Create contact forms, requests for appointments, questionnaires and surveys.

13 articles

MathJax

The MathJax bundle allows users to display reusable and accessible mathematical funct

1 article

News and Articles

Used for news, announcements and blog posts. Display via blocks and page lists.

11 articles

Newsletter

Create email newsletters from article content on your site and send via eComm tools.

4 articles

People

Create individual people profiles and group by categories, department and role.

9 articles

Photo Gallery

Create photo galleries and slideshows to showcase events, people, research projects.

1 article

Publication

Create an online magazine style publication that allows for multiple issues.

4 articles

Responsive Visibility

A way to prioritize content display based on mobile versus desktop devices.

2 articles

SEO

Suite of tools to manage and maintain a site that is search engine friendly.

5 articles

Social Media

A variety of ways to embed social media activity or create visual links to channels.

7 articles

Video Hero

Looping video display to be used on a homepage or related to a marketing campaign.

2 articles