Savvy Content Management System Documentation

Simple instructions to get started editing websites with the Savvy Content Management System.

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Savvy Content Management System Documentation

Updated 2012/07/30

Simple instructions to get started editing websites with the Savvy Content Management System.


Logging In

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To log in to Savvy follow these steps.

  1. Login into MyBSU or MyNTC (depending on which insitution you are associated with).
  2. Under BSU Tools or NTC Tools, click "BSU Content Management" or "NTC Content Management".
  3. If you have access to just one site (for example, just www.bemidjistate.edu) ...
    • You will be logged in to Savvy directly.
  4. If you have access to more than one site (say www.bemidjistate.edu and www.bsualumni.org) ...
    • You will be given a list of Savvy sites to choose from. Selecting one will log you in to Savvy.
  5. Once you are logged in you can browse to the page you want to edit and start editing.

Alternatively, you can visit http://www.bemidjistate.edu/login/ directly and, after authenticating, you will be logged automatically in to Savvy.

Logging Out

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Savvy toolbar Log Out

Managing Content

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content object block Save now publish page publish now

Inserting Links

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link icon typing in the location of the link linking through the browser click the insert button

Images

Inserting Images

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insert image icon click browse server select image from browser upload image

Resizing an Image

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resizing an image

Image alt Property

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the alt field in the Savvy editor

Aligning

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the right way of aligning an image in Savvy

Uploading Files

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the link text link icon linking through the browser browsing for the document upload document Insert file

Using History and Canceling an Edit

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Click on content object and hover over action then select history previously edited pages click on revert now click on the content object hover over action and click cancel edit

Creating new pages with Savvy

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savvy toolbar select site from drop down select a template for the new page enter the path for the url an incorrect path name that will cause errors insert a page title create page button

Delete a page with Savvy

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selecting pages from the Savvy toolbar select the delete tab after selecting pages from the Savvy toolbar