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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Using Site Management

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/its/web/template/editing/siteedit/

Task #1: learn how SiteEdit works

SiteEdit is a tool that allows you to edit your MSU template website with your web browser as your only software. It gives you the power to edit a website without the use of such tools as Macromedia's Dreamweaver™ or Microsoft's Front Page™. This tool will permit you to make changes to a website while on the road or even when you are just away from your "work" computer. The following documentation will provide you with step-by-step instructions how to use the typical features of this tool.

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Features

  • Website editing via the web.
  • No special plug-ins are required.
  • Site-wide changes can occur without the need to change every file on the site.

Requirements

To ensure the optimum performance of SiteEdit, your computer must meet the following requirements.

Network Requirements:

  • Minimum: An internet connection (high-speed or dialup)
  • Minimum Off-Campus: If accessing the development SiteEdit you need VPN Full client or Web method

System Software Requirements:

  • Minimum Browsers:
    • Internet Explorer™ 6
    • Netscape™
    • Opera™
  • Recommended Browsers:
    • Mozilla Firefox™ (with current updates)
    • Internet Explorer™ 8 (with current updates)