CMS Walkthrough & Study Guide


Click the link below to watch a walkthrough of the basics of our CMS. If you need more info, below the video, you'll find links to all of the topics discussed in the video. 

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Topics of Discussion

  1. How To: Login and Register—Here you'll find instructions on how to register and log in. Keep in mind that anyone who requires access to the Tempest CMS must register and authenticate themselves. 
  2. Managing media—This article explores how users can see all media, photos or videos, that they have uploaded to the site.
  3. Vocabularies & Rich Terms—Vocabularies are a Navigation Item, part of the site’s taxonomy, that provide a way to classify a website’s content.
  4. Promo Information—This info appears on cards, is shared on social media platforms, is in recirculation widgets, and appears on feeds.
  5. SEO—You can make a big impact on your content's search performance by following these best practices during content creation.
  6. Tempest CMS Fields And Definitions—This guide explains all of the standard fields and definitions on Tempest. 
  7. Site Programming—Site programming provides a way to manually populate content into designated areas on your site.
  8. Author Profiles—Author profiles are a great way for authors to connect with their audience. Each article displays an author byline, which promotes an author's social presence and links to their Tempest Author Hub.
  9. Managing Users—Once a new user has requested access to the CMS, (see How To: Register) an Editor must complete their registration.
  10. User Roles and Permissions—When a new user requests access to a site, their role is set to "Pending" changing their role one of the four roles above grants them access to the site with the permissions associated with that role.
  11. Social Meta—These fields provide the opportunity to write titles and descriptions that might get more engagement on social media.
  12. Create and Manage Content—Articles balance a beautiful reader experience with significant monetization opportunity.
  13. Publishing Content—When choosing to publish an article you have the option to publish right away or schedule an article to publish at a future time. Upon publishing an article, new options appear in the "Publish" dropdown.

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