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Using Your School Website
a) Using FTP
How do I this?
To download WS_FTP software click on the link below:
b) Using The LGfL (Lancashire Grid for Learning) CMS
How to login to the LGfL CMS - Click here for a video Tutorial
Many schools in Lancashire use the LGfL CMS to develop and run their school websites. The CMS allows schools to set up areas of their website that can be managed by different staff. Using the CMS staff can upload files to their website from any location with an internet connection. In a primary school there is often an area made for each class which could include an area for work to be set. In a high school it is more likely that each subjects would be responsible for an area of the website and again ths could include work for pupils.
Adding text to your website
How to add text to your LGfL CMS -Click here for a video tutorial
Click on the 'New Entry' button .
This will make the editing screen appear. You can type directly into the editing box and use the tools on the toolbar above the editing box to format your work. Click on the submit button to make the text appear on your website.
Adding a file for students to download
Adding a file to your website using the LGfL CMS -Click here for a video Tutorial
If you require pupils to download a file such as a PowerPoint presentation, a word document or a sound file you can use the download file facility carry out the following steps.
Click on the 'New Entry' button and the editing screen appears. At the top of this screen add a suitable title for the file you want to be available for your pupils. Then click on browse which will open a popout screen. Find your file and click on 'Open' on your popout screen. Click on the 'Submit' button at the bottom of the editing screen and your file will be uploaded and will appear on your LGfL CMS.
Using Other Features of the LGfL CMS
The CMS has many other features and a user guide within each CMS covers how to use the main features on this system. Once you have logged into your CMS click on home tab at the top of the screen and choose the online manual link. This will open a support site for the LGfL CMS and the user guide can be accessed by clicking on user guide from the navigation panel.