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Phase 2 of the Montgomery College Web Redesign Project began in October 2009 and will continue for approximately two years.  The scope of Phase 2 is to redesign all remaining departmental content.

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Winter, Early Spring - Schedule of Classes and Open Labs

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The schedule of CMS classes and open labs for December 2011 - February 2012 is available.  Please sign up through the PDS:  

More information and resources


Join Us for an Open Lab

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Web content managers - 

Working on making a website for your department, course, event, program, etc. in the MC design templates?  Need a little assistance, or just some dedicated time to work on it?  

This is just a reminder to consider joining us for any (or all) of the CMS open labs this semester.     

View CMS open labs schedule and sign up 


Fall Schedule of CMS Classes and Open Labs - Now Available

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The schedule of CMS classes and open labs for the fall semester is now available.  Please sign up through the PDS:  

More information and resources


IT Service Desk Name Change - Updating Web Content

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Service Desk logo

The IT Help Desk is changing its name and e-mail address to:

IT Service Desk 

Prior to July 1, the Web Team will find and replace instances of the old name (IT Help Desk) and email address ( on MC Web pages, but not on assets (e.g., PDFs, Word documents) or “historical” content (e.g., minutes, newsletters).

Please update any relevant assets on your site with the new name and e-mail address. 

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Updated Menu Instructions for Content Managers

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We've updated the instructions on how to manage menus/navigation within websites using the CMS.  The step-by-step instructions include how to:

Here's a site with top and left menus:

Menus - department2 template

Has your Department Redesigned its Website Yet?

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Has your department or program redesigned its website yet?  If you're ready to start, classes and open labs are available to web content managers throughout the summer.   After completing the "Website Management Using the CMS" class, you'll be ready to begin placing your content in the MC design templates within the Web Content Management System (CMS).  If you get stuck, need help, or just want to work on your site alongside other content managers, join us for an open lab or two. 

View the summer schedule and sign up 

The goal is for all websites to be redesigned by October 2011.

Check out these redesigned MC websites for ideas:

For more information and resources, view



Web DIY - New Resource for Faculty & Staff

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Check out the new Web DIY site:  This site is a resource for faculty and staff looking for “how to’s” on posting events to the online calendar, sending mass emails to students, building a Web site,  podcasting, etc.  


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