WiscWeb CMS - Logging in to the CMS (On and Off Campus)

Users of WiscWeb CMS use their NetID to access the system. Users of WiscWeb CMS should be sure that they are using a recommended browser.

Logging in to the CMS

  1. Go to http://wiscwebcms.wisc.edu.

    While SmartEdit can be used for adding and updating content in a project in multiple browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari), currently Internet Explorer is the only browser that can be used to access SmartTree.

    Off-campus access

    When accessing WiscWeb CMS from off-campus, users must first establish a secure connection via VPN. For help connecting to the VPN or configuring the client, please consult OS-specific instructions among the following documents.

  2. You will be redirected to the NetID login screen. Enter your NetID and password and click Login.

    The NetID login page with the NetID and Password fields shown

  3. After you are logged in, you can bookmark the website if you like, but you will then need to go into the bookmark and edit it.

    • In Internet Explorer or Firefox, right click on your bookmark and select Properties.

      Right click on the bookmark and select Properties.

    • Select the characters after http://wiscwebcms.wisc.edu/ and delete them.

      Select the characters after .edu and delete them.

    • Your bookmark should now be the correct URL for WiscWeb CMS. Note that you will still need to log in with your NetID and password when you come to the site.

      Your bookmark should now be the correct URL.

Keywords:netid username password login logging in logged accessing wisc web wiscweb wiscvpn   Doc ID:12839
Owner:Matthew G.Group:WiscWeb CMS
Created:2009-12-09 19:00 CDTUpdated:2015-10-15 11:46 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, WiscWeb CMS
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