Organizing and Naming Your Files in The Cascade CMS

When using the Cascade CMS, please follow the proper file organization protocols explained below. This includes where you store your images and docs and how you name your files for clarity and usability. _Files Folder Location In Cascade’s site tree, you will notice  a “_files” folder that is located in your department’s main folder. This […]

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Modular Template: Ordering Your Widgets on the Page

In the new 2 and 3 Column Modular Templates, you will have the option to add as many widgets as you need for your content. One of the benefits of the new templates is that you can now sort the order of each widget within each column. The sorting feature is not a new feature […]

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Modular Template: Adding a Widget vs. Adding a secondary Element

In the new 2 and 3 Column Modular Templates, you have the option to add widgets AND add secondary elements to a widget by using the green plus mark in Cascade’s backend edit mode. We are writing this article because there  may be confusion on the difference between these two action and where you need to click […]

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Search Engine Optimization Best Practices and Guidelines

Content: Create easy-to-read text with proper spelling and grammar. Make use of sub-headings for easy skimming. Don’t have more than 6 or 7 lines without a subheading. Create pages that are specific to a topic. Don’t try to fit a bunch of topic on one page. Don’t duplicate content from other pages. Each page should […]

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2-col and 3-col Modular Templates Overview

Beginning in 2016, Cascade CMS pages will be shifted to use the 2-col or 3-col modular templates. Most of our other templates will be phasing out. You will able to accomplish all previous configurations and more through the new templates. Please use the guides below to fully understand each element. Understanding the Modular Templates Video […]

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1 Column Template Widgets

Messaging Widget A versatile widget that can include a combination of text, image, video, and stats; light and dark text; one and two-column layouts; and the option of a full-width background image. Background image size: at least 1600px wide with an a height of around 1200px.  It needs to be an image that looks good […]

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Basic Photo Resizing and Cropping

Resizing/Cropping In Cascade 1. Upload the photo into the proper _files folder in Cascade. 2. To resize the photo, places your cursor anywhere on the photo and click to resizing box. 3. Drag the corners and edges until the box is the correct size and frames the part of the photo you would like to […]

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Embedding a Video into Your Cascade CMS Page

Please follow the instructions below to add (embed) a video to your Cascade CMS webpage. Video Hosting The first step is to get your video into a hosting environment like Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo. You can find out the supported file formats on YouTube and Vimeo directly. We primarily use Facebook and YouTube, and can upload your file to the main […]

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