Templates and CMS - Carnegie Mellon University


As part of Computing Services web publishing tools, the university offers a content management system (CMS) for creating official Carnegie Mellon University websites.  Some of the advantages of using the CMS are:

  • It is free.
  • It allows people with little to no experience to build and maintain professional websites.
  • It creates a more coherent web presence across Carnegie Mellon University departments and divisions.


  • All academic and administrative departments are eligible to use the CMS.
  • Research groups, centers, and labs are eligible to use the CMS provided they have official recognition by their department and an official name.

Getting Started

Prepare Your Site for v5

As we plan to roll out the new v5 templates, there are things you can do to start preparing your site.

CMS Announce

Subscribe and receive news and updates related to the Content Management System supported by Computing Services. Subscribe to CMS Announce.

Transition to v5

Tell us how you plan to transition your site to the new design by submitting the Transition to v5 form by April 17, 2017.

Questions about the transition? Submit your questions using the Transition to v5 Questions form.

Missed the Transition to v5 overview meeting on March 15? Presentation slides and notes are available.

Preview the v5 design on the CMS Demo Site.


Information Architecture for Web
April 27, 2017
Danforth Conference Room
Cohon University Center
More info and registration.

Visit the Workshops page for other topics.

new to the CMS?

New CMS users should start with the new user guide to learn the basics.