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OmniUpdate Content Management System

For colleges, units and departments at the University of Georgia looking for a Content Management System (CMS), EITS offers OmniUpdate, a CMS specializing in higher education institutions.

OmniUpdate is a cloud-based CMS that allows account owners to manage multiple sites, pages and users. It also features easy editing tools for content contributors and editors, a workflow process for creating and editing content, and additional tools.

EITS offers OmniUpdate as an option for UGA colleges, units and departments.

Ongoing Pilot

OmniUpdate is currently available to UGA colleges, units and departments on a limited basis, as part of an ongoing pilot program. Websites for individual faculty are not available for the pilot.

EITS is offering the OmniUpdate pilot on a limited basis in order to coordinate resources and business needs across the University.

Interested UGA colleges, units and departments may learn more about OmniUpdate and what EITS offers by contacting Robert Ethier in EITS at rethier@uga.edu. The EITS web team is available to learn about your unit’s needs and provide a presentation on OmniUpdate.

EITS Support

UGA colleges, units and departments using OmniUpdate are given a dedicated account on the CMS to manage. For each account, participating clients must name a top-level administrator, who will have access to create sites and manage users within their account. Top-level account administrators must also receive OmniUpdate training from EITS and adhere to appropriate policies.

EITS provides support for use of the OmniUpdate interface and hosting of web pages created and maintained through OmniUpdate. EITS also offers training for top-level administrators and new users.

However, EITS does not provide web site design and creation. Local databases, database services, and direct administrative or terminal access are also not available through this service.

Colleges, units and departments interested in OmniUpdate are encouraged to contact EITS for an overview and additional questions.

Sample OmniUpdate Websites

The following websites are currently maintained via the OmniUpdate Content Management System. In many cases, these sites and their content were migrated from an existing content management system into OmniUpdate by the users and administrators of those departments. The EITS website itself is also maintained via OmniUpdate.

Templates and Training Resources

EITS has developed three website templates to expedite the migration of content into the CMS. These templates address accessibility concerns, feature responsive design, and adhere to UGA brand guidelines. These templates are available for use by colleges, units, and departments participating in the OmniUpdate pilot program. Mock websites featuring these templates can be viewed by accessing the links below.

EITS have also developed corresponding installation and training guides that address the setup and use of features that are unique to each template. These guides serve as a compliment to EITS led training and supervision of an OmniUpdate site setup. Please note that these guides require a UGA MyID to access.

Template 1 Template 2 Template 3
Demo Website Demo Website Demo Website
Training Guide Training Guide Training Guide
Installation Guide Installation Guide Installation Guide