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  • NMA - Support: Support
    Sheets Overview FAQ Glossary of Terms The Benefits of a Content Management System Home Support This section contains a number of resources to help you better understand how a Content Management System works and how to get more out of Baseline CMS We have provided you with a number of helpful resources including an current list of all feature updates help guides and articles for your reference If you still have questions please feel free to email or call us directly Our technical support program will ensure a speedy answer to any question you may have All of us at NMA are experienced Baseline CMS users and we re happy to help you out Baseline CMS Development Baseline CMS follows a continuous development path that means new features are added driven by customer requirements Cascading Style Sheets Overview An overview of style sheets for Baseline users FAQ Frequently asked questions about Baseline CMS and NMA policies and procedures Glossary of Terms Descriptions of CMS related terms including those specific to Baseline CMS The Benefits of a Content Management System Why a CMS Here are the benefits of having complete control over your website and more Advanced Search Support Baseline CMS

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  • NMA - Support: Baseline CMS Development
    to E commerce functionality Smooth Menu synchronization FAQ Templates and the introduction of a new Filmstrip Display Object Baseline CMS Version 3 3 Many notable updates were made in this release including the introduction of advanced search capabilities automated cache updates landing pages a major overhaul to Ebulletin templates as well as to Multi List templates and functionality and some considerable upgrades to the Classification Tree Baseline CMS Version 3 2 A summary of all notable changes made since version 3 1 0 including Social Media Integration Event Calendars Classification node Display Objects MultiImage Display Objects as well as a number of general updates to the CMS interface and performance including an upgraded Inline Editor Baseline CMS Version 3 1 This update covers a new Storage As Content type and the ongoing validation process for Baseline CMS template code Baseline CMS Version 3 0 This release covers Style Sheets upgrades the introduction of a new Display Object platform along with a new navigation Display Object the conversion of the HTML for webpage templates and upgrades to the Classification Tree and Ebulletin and subscription functionality Baseline CMS Version 2 9 This update saw the centralization of JavaScript and graphics files the

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  • NMA - Support: Cascading Style Sheets Overview
    contains a group of style rules The CSS syntax for a style rule can be broken up into three parts Selector Property Value Combining the above three parts creates a style rule in the format selector property value The selector is composed of one to three of the following items HTML element Class ID Classes are used to group HTML elements together and ID s are used to give an HTML element a unique identifier The following examples illustrate how to use the selector to target specific HTML elements HTML paragraph elements example of selector p p will be targeted with the following style p property value HTML elements with a class name of Test example div class Test div will be targeted with the following style Test property value HTML elements with an ID of Test example div id Test div will be targeted with the following style Test property value HTML paragraph elements with a class name of Test example p class Test p will be targeted with the following style p Test property value Properties and values are used to define an HTML element s position and style Multiple properties can be declared in a style rule by separating each one with a semi colon The following examples show how a style sheet can be built up p font family Arial Helvetica font size 75 color 000000 div border style solid border width 1px border color 000000 p Title font size 120 font weight bold color 990000 td padding 2px td Label text align right background color CCCCCC HomepageHeadline font size 135 text decoration underline The style rule for an element s class will override the style rule associated with an element s HTML tag however the style rule for an element s ID will override the

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  • NMA - Support: FAQ
    reasonable monthly hosting fee for this service Back to Top Is there a limit to the number of articles I can publish to my website No you may publish an unlimited number of articles to an unlimited number of categories in your new site All your content is held in a robust data structure while the CMS information architecture will keep your information organized and presentable no matter how much you publish Back to Top Do I have control over the look of my site once it is set up in Baseline CMS Yes you have control over what the site looks like within the system templates provided This means that text images and graphics can be changed without the need for a web design specialist Back to Top Is there any limit to the number of updates I can make to my website No you can update all day every day And that s the point periodically updating your site s information keeps it fresh and alive You can also have as many people contributing to the CMS as you like Back to Top Will NMA assist me with the design and graphics or multimedia on my site Yes NMA has information architects design consultants and multimedia developers all available to assist you with developing the look and feel of your site Back to Top Do I need to learn HTML coding to use Baseline CMS No Our tools will let you accomplish your goals without the need for any HTML coding You can add new articles edit existing ones and easily archive old ones You can even change the navigation and add entirely new categories Plus you can upload pictures pdf files and other related files And you have complete control of your home page so you can feature the latest updates right up front Back to Top Do I need to download or install anything to use Baseline CMS No We take care of the installation Everything else is done through your web browser Baseline CMS is continuously tested cross platform on all the newest browser technologies so all you need is a reasonably up to date browser to maintain your site Back to Top Can I access Baseline CMS outside my office Yes You can log in to the CMS from anywhere you have an Internet connection Back to Top Can I preview a page before it is published to my website Yes You can preview your page to see exactly what it will look like before it goes live A new webpage isn t shown on the website until the approve button is clicked You can also set a publish and archive date for your articles Back to Top What kind of license comes with Baseline CMS You ll receive a perpetual transferrable non resellable non exclusive license for Baseline CMS This means that you own your Baseline CMS forever without having to pay additional license fees you can sell your website if you like

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  • NMA - Support: Glossary of Terms
    is used to filter records For example Baseline CMS can filter Content Items in a list view that are approved for publishing by selecting a status of Approved In the database Approved is the value of the Status field for a given Content Item record front end The parts of a website that are viewable in a web browser and available to the general public See also back end head The area of a webpage that is not viewable but contains important data such as script references and meta information In Baseline CMS this is referred to as the Header under Website settings in Architecture Header can also refer to the Shell area at the top of a web page home page The first or landing page of a website In Baseline CMS the home page carries special considerations in regard to page display For instance home page Display Objects are handled under Website settings as opposed to Shell settings HTML Hypertext Markup Language the standard language used to create web pages interface A program that controls a display for the user usually on a computer screen and allows the user to interact with the system Intranet A password protected website available to users who are generally employees of an organization JavaScript A scripting language most commonly used to add interactive features to web pages keywords Refers to meta data that is embedded within the head of a web page and related to its content This data is commonly indexed and used by search engines to help users find specific content on the Web link or hyperlink A piece of HTML code usually applied to some text or a graphic that allows a user to open a page or file by clicking on it Can also be used to describe the action of opening a file or navigating to a new page by clicking on a link list view In Baseline CMS this refers to a table displaying a list of links to items stored in the database along with specific values relating to these items Location In Baseline CMS this refers to a node in the Classification Tree where a specific Content Item or Storage Item may be assigned navigation Refers to the architecture of a website displayed as navigational links These links allow users to navigate through the various pages of a website May also be refered to as a menu Display Object In Baseline CMS this refers to an item or set of items grouped by functionality to be displayed within a Shell area of a web page For example a left column navigation menu would be considered a Display Object This term may be shortened to object as in home page object parent node The level above a child node on a Classification Tree People Anybody who interacts with or has access to your Baseline CMS website Extranet or Ebulletins Picker as in Location or Storage A popup window that allows a Baseline CMS User to

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  • NMA - Support: The Benefits of a Content Management System
    costs Makes you money Baseline CMS includes an easily managed order desk that allows you to sell your products 24 7 Set up your sales agents to manage customers and orders online or use real time credit card processing to let customers manage the whole process themselves You ll have a powerful sales tool with up to date product information and order processing status Makes you look good Present an engaging and professional look for every page of your website Ensure a consistent information architecture throughout the website so visitors will always find what they re looking for no matter how large your website is With a keyword search an automatically updated site map and helpful navigation links visitors will find your site a pleasure to browse Reduce the risk of human error with database technology And because you can update your site instantly it is always fresh and informative Saves you time A 100 browser based system provides you with easy access so you or anyone you choose can manage the site from any location Bottlenecks are eliminated now you are in control The built in publishing archiving features give you one time management of your content so out of date information never appears Distributed content management gives several users the ability to contribute review and approve content reducing your workload Gets your message out Incorporate a permission based subscription and e publishing engine that makes it easy to improve communication with all of your stakeholders customers suppliers partners and employees Eblast targeted audiences based on subscriber demographics or user profiles and the built in real time reports will show you just how effective your publications are Lets your audience speak Gives visitors a chance to tell you what s on their minds Collect valuable information about customer satisfaction

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  • NMA - Products: Baseline: Mobified
    ve invested a lot of time and energy into your website But what about the increasing number of visitors who are using mobile devices to surf the internet What if you could create a website specifically designed for mobile users without diminishing the experience of desktop users The answer is you can Now that Baseline CMS is mobified About Baseline Mobified Now you can reach your customers clients and online

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  • NMA - Services: Content management systems that WORK
    A CMS is probably the most complex project that you and your colleagues are ever likely to undertake says Cam Hawkins President and Founder of New Media Architects Ltd This is because your website represents the activities of literally every area of your organization And equally challenging it must satisfy the needs of your website visitors Managing and satisfying the expectations of these stakeholders is a challenge that every organization faces For an association or not for profit institute where many of the stakeholders are volunteers the balancing of interests and agendas is a tricky one Conversely for profit organizations have a common cause profit to unite them but they face the challenge of convincing customers to commit to their product or service For both types of organizations a CMS project carries risks There s a lot of time and money at stake and the expectations are high It calls for a tremendously varied skill set from creative design and business writing to project management and computer programming That s where we come in For more than a decade NMA has acted as a trusted long term web development partner for both collaborative non profit organizations and for profit businesses

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