Gato is Texas State's web content management system that enables users to easily create and manage sophisticated web sites without having to know complex web technologies or programming languages. The Division of Information Technology maintains and supports a content management system to assist the campus in meeting University objectives for websites. Learn more about these objectives and the Gato CMS.
- Available to: Faculty, Staff, Designated Editors
- Where to use: Online
- Cost: Free
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As the size and complexity of websites increase, well delivered and managed content is essential to ensuring that the process of updating, revising and redesigning does not become an obstacle to maintaining an up-to-date and relevant web site.
The Division of Information Technology maintains and supports a content management system to assist the campus in meeting University objectives for websites:
- Ease the web maintenance effort, especially for non-technical web authors.
- Implement best practices and standards for web sites for look and feel, navigation, accessibility, accuracy and consistency.
- Provide actionable metrics for development and decision making.
- Communicate a Texas State identity and relationship.
So what is a content management system? Check out the Frequently Asked Questions page for the answer to this question and more.
View the Gato Support Site to learn more about the features of the system, find out about training opportunities, and for editors to get started on building their sites.