Cascade CMS

Willamette’s content management system, “Cascade CMS” is a web-based platform designed to enable non-technical users to easily access and contribute to our website.

Cascade CMS Training

Intro Class

This class is for new users who don’t have prior Cascade CMS experience, or need an overall refresher. It's an instructor-led, hands-on session covering the basics of our CMS.

Register for an Intro class

Intermediate Class

The intermediate class covers more advanced topics in the Cascade CMS including: adding, moving and deleting pages; editing the left navigation, and more. It can also be tailored to fit your specific questions.

Register for an intermediate class

Cascade CMS Open Labs

Open Labs are scheduled throughout the year to give users some time to meet with a member of the web applications team, ask questions, and work on a project. Open Labs are announced in the Today@Willamette email newsletter. You can also request an Open Lab during a date/time that works for you, just send us an email.

FAQs and info about Cascade CMS

What is Cascade CMS?

Cascade CMS is a “content management system” (CMS) with built-in tools to help us keep the WU website up to date in a user-friendly environment. Hannon Hill is the maker of Cascade CMS.

Glossary of Cascade CMS terms

To get started, check this quick guide to the terms and icons used in Cascade CMS.

Step-by-step tutorials

Check our online tutorials for instructions covering just about anything you need to do in Cascade CMS.

Page types and sample pages

Take a look at the different page layouts available in Cascade CMS. View a sample page and get step-by-step instructions on how to create them.


Having trouble with something in Cascade CMS? Here are some pointers to help get you back on track.


If you don't find what you are looking for in this online documentation or need help, please let us know.

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