CMS Version Eight Introduction

CMS Version Eight Introduction

The upgrade of UCC's CMS is now complete and the new system is available for use.

New CMS Login Link

Login with your existing CMS details.

If you do not know your username and password email to have your password reset. 

Pop Up Blocker

The first time you preview a section a pop-up block might prevent the preview from being displayed.


  • Look for the red X - the top right-hand side of your browser window

  • Click this and choose always allow
  • Click Done

allow popups

  • Refresh the page using F5
  • Then preview the section again.


Pop-up blockers display differently in different browsers. The instructions above are for Google Chrome. If you are using Internet Explorer (blue E icon), or Firefox, or Safari, do a google search to make sure you recognise the pop-up blocker when it displays.

Publishing and Style

Sites will publish on an hourly schedule as before. There's no change to the appearance of your website, so pages should display as before. If your website is displaying oddly please email 

Training Manual

CMS V8 Training Manual - Level One (2,361kB) (2,361kB)

Training videos for the new V8 system - including webpage basics, creating a homepage, and beyond the basics - are available below.

Functional Homepage Boxes

  • Create Functional Homepage Boxes

Right Hand Side Callout Boxes

Homepage Blocks

News Sections

Changing the Appearance of Your Page

Expiring Content

Location Maps

Metadata - Making your website searchable

Above you will find links to our suite of CMS tutorial videos. These videos are for CMS moderators who are working on UCC styled departmental, project, or research internet webpages.

Intranet Users

The intranet is styled differently and mainly contains meeting minutes and agends. Download the Intranet Meeting and Agenda Guide - a CMS guide (1,215kB) for instructions on setting up a meeting section and adding agenda items.

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