Other systems

Plone

Overview

Plone is one of the four, centrally supported platforms used to manage content on the University web presence.

For public-facing websites, Plone is considered a legacy system and no new websites are built using Plone. However, Plone is still used to build and maintain internal-facing websites (intranets) behind Single Sign-On.

Publishing content using Plone

Web publishers are split into three roles: administrators, editors and reviewers. The latter two may be combined into one role.

Zope

Overview

Zope is one of the four, centrally supported platforms used to manage web content on the University web presence.

It is a legacy system, and no new websites are built using Zope.

Publishing content using Zope

Web publishers are split into three roles: site managers, updaters and editors. 

Apache

Overview

Apache is the name of the web server upon which the majority of the University web presence is built. The primary use of Apache for web publishers is to host a media folder for a website.

Legacy content

A small number of websites that were built directly on Apache without using a content management system are still live on the University web presence. However, these are legacy websites and no new websites are built in this way.

CMS Replacement project

The University is currently running a project to consolidate web content into one content management system (CMS): T4 Site Manager.

If you are maintaining a public-facing website using Plone, Zope or Apache, find out more about how the CMS Replacement project affects you.