Logging in to Update your Department Website (How-to)

There are two paths to access the back end of the TerminalFour system in order to make changes to your department or college website. Below are directions for each. In both cases, however, you first have to complete training to be given access to the system. To begin that process, please submit a Drake Website (CMS) Access/Training request.


Direct Edit Access

1. Go to the page on your department or college site that you want to edit.

  1. Enter the URL of the page you want to edit in the browser bar. NOTE: If you're on a Mac, please use Safari or Firefox browsers. On a PC you can use Firefox or Internet Explorer. Google Chrome is not recommended.You must enter the website from a page that you have access to. If you don't, you will see an error message.
Direct Edit Access Step 1

2. Click on the Copyright Symbol

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the copyright symbol to access the page edit functions.
Copyright Symbol access

3. Login Screen

The copyright symbol will bring you to the login screen.

  1. Enter your Drake ID number (Username) and Password.
  2. Click Log In.
 
TerminalFour Login Screen

4. Direct Edit Menu

Logging in will bring you back to the drake.edu page that you want to edit with a menu of options on the left hand side

Direct Edit toolbar

Site Structure Access

1. Logging in at the CMS Page

To log in to make changes to the Drake website, go to cms.drake.edu. If you're on a Mac, please use Safari or Firefox browsers. On a PC you can use Firefox or Internet Explorer. Google Chrome is not recommended.

  1. Enter your Drake ID number (Username) and Password.
  2. Click Log In.
TerminalFour Login Screen
 

2. Site Structure Menu

You will now see the sections you are assigned to edit.

Site Structure Menu