UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Logging In

The login link is in the page footer which appears on each page.
Look in the lower left corner for Administrative Login

Admin Login

Login Screen

Use your W number and associated password.

Checking the Open My CommonSpot box takes you to the "dashboard."

Leaving it unchecked will land you on the same page where you log in.

Getting Around

Make sure you are familiar with subsites.

Once you have logged in, you can use the "gold folders" to find your subsite and page.

If you are in "My Commonspot" you can click the "www" next to your name in the upper right corner to go the UWRF home page. Then look for the gold folders.

Click the gold www folder.

WWW folder

Find your subsite folder and click it.

CMS Training Folder

In the list of child sites and pages, find the folder you want and click it.

Student Folder

You can then select any active page and open it by clicking the title. This will take you to the page in the subsite. You can sort the list by clicking "Page Title" and look for the specific page you want from the list of pages.

Active Page

OR, you can use the navigation to go to other pages.

Navigation

Once you are on a page in the subsite, you can edit that page or create a new page.

You can log in on any page, but you will only be able to work on pages for which you have been granted author rights.

To work on a page, you need to be able to
View > Work on this Page (All Changes)
If those options are grayed out, you do not have permissions for the page.

View Restricted Page