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Best Practices for Categorization & Taxonomy

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The content management system uses categories and taxonomy to organize and pull news, events, profile lists and other content onto different pages of the website. Pages can be associated with St. Ambrose University publications, colleges, offices, departments, audience type, events type, etc.

Not seeing a category that you'd like to tag? Contact the Communications and Marketing Office to include a new tag in the list.

 

How to Categorize

Please note that not all CMS Users have permission to use this feature of the CMS.

  1. Click the Categorize tab (located above the page properties of each page).
    categorization tab
  2. Click the category from the list of Available Categories.
  3. Then click the blue arrow that faces right to move the category to the Associated Categories list. categorization arrow
  4. Click Save.
  5. To move the category back to the Available Categories list, click the blue arrow that faces left. categorization arrow

Use these categories to push content to the appropriate audience page(s):

  • push_undergrads
  • push_grads
  • push_alumni
  • push_athletics
  • push_parents
  • push_faculty_staff
  • push_neighborhood
  • push_media

 

categorization example

 

 

Best Practices 

Event Detail Page

Select categories that are relevant to the content of the page. 2-7 categories recommended.
Ex. Categories for an Event Detail page about an art exhibit that provides commentary on social issues that is held at the Galvin Fine Arts Center Catich Gallery:

  • push_undergrad (to display on the Undergraduate Admissions page)
  • push_alumni (to display on the Alumni page)
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Art
  • Art Exhibits
  • Galvin Fine Arts Center

How it works

  • The categories that Events Detail pages have been tagged with display in the left column of the Events Front page and Events Detail pages. Readers can select a category to filter the view of events to display only events within a tagged category.
  • The categories that Events Detail pages have been tagged with display on the Events Calendar page. The "Sort by Category" filters the calendar view to display only events that have been tagged by the category selected in taxonomy.
  • Category News Index pages use categorization to pull in the title, date, abstract and learn more link to corresponding Events Detail pages.
  • Section Front and College Landing pages use categorization to pull in the title and link to corresponding recent Event Detail pages.
    Ex. Events Detail pages categorized as push_undergrads appear on the Undergraduate Admissions page.

 

News Detail Page

Select categories that are relevant to the content of the page. 2-7 categories recommended.
Ex. Categories for a News Detail page about a student who won a Fulbright scholarship to teach English in India:

  • push_undergrad (to display on the Undergraduate Admissions page)
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • English
  • Careers
  • Center for International Education
  • If the story was created for the AmbroseZine, also select the AmbroseZine category so the story appears on the AmbroseZine Category News Index page.

How it works

  • The News All Tags page displays a listing of all categories News Detail pages have been tagged with.
  • Category News Index pages use categorization to pull in the thumbnail, title, date, abstract and learn more link to corresponding News Detail pages.
    Ex. News Detail pages categorized as AmbroseZine appear on the AmbroseZine page.
  • Section Front and College Landing pages use categorization to pull in the title and link to corresponding News Detail pages.
    Ex. News Detail pages categorized as push_undergrads appear on the Undergraduate Admissions page.

 

Profile Page

Select the Profiles category.
Ex. The Colin Green Profile page is categorized as Profiles. The Our Stories Gateway page displays a listing of the profiles because the Profiles category is picked in the List field.

How it works
Gateway pages use categorization to pull in the thumbnail, title, abstract and link to corresponding Profile pages.