Getting Started with WIDGET

Working with WIDGET

Introduction to WIDGET

SUNY Plattsburgh's Web Content Management Tool

WIDGET is the authoring environment and content management tool for SUNY Plattsburgh's official Web pages. WIDGET separates written content from layout elements — eliminating the need to know HTML to create Web pages. All official departmental pages hosted on the official SUNY Plattsburgh web site at www.plattsburgh.edu are created through WIDGET.

For SUNY Plattsburgh, WIDGET allows rapid deployment of new web site designs and meets the needs for accessibility, marketing, and presentation of the college. 

For the content creator, the greatest advantage of WIDGET is that content itself can become the main focus: there is no need to lose time worrying about troublesome formatting or layout issues, as these are handled through the program itself.

WIDGET Server

  • Login (password protected).

WIDGET Help

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Web Development Resources

WIDGET Training

For more information about WIDGET training sessions, please contact:

Sarah Cunningham
Associate Web Editor for Academics
Office: Feinberg 243
Phone: (518) 564-3978
Email: sarah.cunningham@plattsburgh.edu

Contact Information

To learn about the web development process for official content at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

For Admissions, Non-Academic Recruitment-related Websites, Student Life, Enrolled Students, and Web Policies

Daniel J.S. Lewis, Web Editor
Office: Hawkins Hall 112B
Phone: (518) 564-3977
Email: daniel.lewis@plattsburgh.edu

For Academic Programs, Academic Offices, Academic Centers, and WIDGET Training

Sarah Cunningham, Associate Web Editor for Academics
Office: Feinberg 243
Phone: (518) 564-3978
Email: sarah.cunningham@plattsburgh.edu