Have a Sitecore question? Want hands-on Sitecore help with a page edit, widget, form, or graphics?
Drop in anytime or schedule an appointment for a guaranteed time slot. We’re here to help.
March Schedule for Sitecore Office Hours
||2 – 4 p.m.
||2 – 4 p.m.
||Closed for Spring Break
(appointments may be available)
||2 – 4 p.m.
||2 – 4 p.m.
Location: * March 1ST Office Hours will be hosted in Fondren Library East 323. All other sessions will be hosted in the Fondren Library East 109 Classroom.
Know Before You Go: If you’re brand new to Sitecore, or if it’s been a while, consider taking an introductory class so that we can better assist you. In-person sessions and on-demand webinars are available. Learn more about web publishing at SMU.
This is a pilot program. We will continue to offer drop-in sessions in the future on a to-be-determined basis.
The Sitecore Knowledge Base has been recently updated to include Web Forms and department specific topics. Check it out at wiki.smu.edu/display/OITPublic/Sitecore+Knowledge+Base.
Page Updated 02/27/2017 with room changes.
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Have a Sitecore question? Want hands-on Sitecore help with a page edit, widget, form, or graphics? For this we have Sitecore Office Hours!
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