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          <a href="/website-programme">University Website Programme</a>: <a href="http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/about/organisation/learning-teaching-web">Learning, Teaching and Web Services Division, Information Services</a>        </span>
     
              <span class="h2" aria-hidden="true"><a href="http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/about/organisation/learning-teaching-web">Learning, Teaching and Web Services Division, Information Services</a>        </span>            <span class="h1" aria-hidden="true"><a href="/website-programme">University Website Programme</a>      </span>    </div></div>
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  <h2 class="uoe-nav-trigger"></span><span class="sr-only">Toggle navigation menu</span> Menu</h2><ul class="menu nav uoe-left-nav"><li class="first last expanded active-trail uoe-published menu-item-1258"><a href="/website-programme" class="active-trail">University Website Programme home</a><ul class="menu nav"><li class="first last active-trail active expanded uoe-published menu-item-1269"><a href="/website-programme/edweb" class="active-trail active">EdWeb CMS</a><ul class="menu nav"><li class="first leaf uoe-published"><a href="/website-programme/edweb/new-site">Looking for a new EdWeb site?</a></li>
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<li class="active">EdWeb CMS</li>
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  <p class="lead">EdWeb, the University's new content management sytem (CMS), will enable us to meet ever-evolving trends in technology and user behaviour.
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          <h3 class="panel-title">Looking for a new EdWeb site?</h3>
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        What you need to do if you’d like to create a new EdWeb site, or want to move a site into EdWeb.

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        The EdWeb distribution is a fully functional copy of the EdWeb Central Content Management System (CMS), but allows developers a more flexible approach.
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        The purpose of the EdWeb Change Advisory Board and how to make a change request.
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        The Edinburgh Global Experience Language (EdGEL) is a set of best practice guidelines, explicit style guides and tools that describe design principles to support the University brand.
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          <h3 class="panel-title">About the EdWeb project</h3>
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        Learn about the process and vision behind the EdWeb project which ran from September 2013 until April 2016.
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        A site to demonstrate and give good practice advice on the functionality of EdWeb.
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          <h3 class="panel-title">EdWeb CAB request for change submission form<span class="glyphicon glyphicon-lock"></span><span class="sr-only"> (secured)</span></h3>
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  <h2>Related blog posts</h2>

<p><a href="http://website-programme-blog.is.ed.ac.uk/category/edweb-cms/">Read posts about the EdWeb <abbr title="content management system">CMS</abbr> and migration project on the <abbr title="University Website Programme">UWP</abbr> blog</a>.</p>


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          <small class="article-published">This article was published on <time datetime="2016-01-05" itemprop="dateModified">Jan 5, 2016</time></small>
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