Publish

Pages and other content within OU Campus are located on a staging server. They must be published to be viewable on the live website. Images are automatically published during creation with the Image Editor and do not need to be manually published. You can only publish pages to which you have access. Some departments may be set up with an approval process in which another user must approve the file before it publishes.

Publishing can be done in a few ways.

  • If you have a page open, click the green Publish button in the Page Actions toolbar.
  • From the Pages List View, hover over the row of the item you want to publish and select Publish from the Publish menu.
  • Multiple items can be published at once by selecting each item’s checkbox in the Pages List View and selecting Publish in the table header. You should not select and publish an item that is checked out by another user.

You also have the ability to schedule a publish and content can be removed by scheduling it to expire or recycling it.

Final Check

Final Check gives you the capability to perform a series of quality assurance tests on a page before publishing. These include spell checking, link checking, and accessibility compliance. Click Run All to run all checks, or click any of the individual checks to selectively run them. You should run all three checks on pages and the spelling and broken links checks on _nav.shtml and _props.pcf files.

publish window

Once the checks have completed, click the Show Results links below each check to view the results. Return to the content to make corrections prior to publishing the page.


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