Website & Intranet CMS Training PM

East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
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Corporate Training Mail Box (
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Course description

This short course gives a general introduction on using Umbraco to update East Sussex County Council's external, public-facing website for residents and businesses: 

It also covers some features on the staff intranet.


You will also have to do the Writing for the Web Training






Training objectives

Staff with responsibility for content on the ESCC corporate Website or intranet. You will become a web author for your department.

The course itself focuses on the ESCC website, but the same system and templates are used for the intranet.

It covers:

  • difference between public website and back office

  • edit existing content in a ‘topic’ page

  • create a new ‘task’ page

  • add a document and link to it

  • add links to other pages and websites

  • how to add ‘latest’ news and social media to a page



Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • understand the key difference between public and back office sites

  • understand the basic structure of the public facing site

  • edit existing content

  • create new pages using at least 3 templates

  • replace documents currently on the site

  • amend & add metadata & page properties

  • understand and use links and headings in web content

  • follow ESCC style guidelines and conventions

  • understand ESCC content principles

There is follow-up online training showing you how to create other types of website pages, as well as separate guidance for Czone web authors.

Please note:

Adult Social Care web authors only update the website.  To update ASC intranet content please email ASC Staff Info Guidance

If you manage Czone please email



Additional Information

Please note: Parking around St. Mary's House is scarce due to limited parking.

Corporate Training offer a selection of teas/coffees, hot chocolate and biscuits.


Start Date
Monday 9 December 2019
End Date
Monday 9 December 2019
Closing Date
Sunday 8 December 2019
13:30 - 16:30
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