Thoughtful web publishing inside the Gato Content Management System (CMS) is crucial to achieving a consistent look for Texas State's digital communications. Although Texas State comprises many colleges, departments and offices, it is a single institution. A consistent look conveys a professional image and strengthens our brand.
Our websites are conceived using a compelling and thoughtful design system that elevates the university's brand, and is built to scale as digital standards evolve and new functionality is offered.
Web publishing inside a CMS simplifies many of the complex tasks that typically go into making a website work. But it's still possible to make some common mistakes. Keep these general thoughts in mind as you create and build your web identity.
Access to information for persons with disabilities is an essential component of Texas State's commitment to a barrier-free learning environment. As a public institution, we constantly strive to meet local and national accessibility standards.
Gato templates are universally accessible when using the standard tools. If you make site customizations, be sure you are educated on the implications for site accessibility.
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Many Gato websites are edited by temporary staff or student workers. As such, it is vital that editors build and manage pages with maintainability in mind.