Getting Started with T4

1. Submit the request to add a TERMINALFOUR Site. This request should be initiated by a designated Power User who will be the technical contact for IT Web Service. This individual will be the Primary Web Coordinator (PWC) for your Department. The role of the PWC is detailed below:

  • Serve as the liaison and contact between the college and web services during the T4 approval process.
  • Determine the appropriate T4 user roles and group name and communicate to web content editors within their College/Department their specified role.
  • Establish the organization of the college or department’s third and fourth level domains and communicate this information to IT Web Services.

2. Enroll in one of the TERMINALFOUR Training Courses.

Course

Pre-requisites

Audience

Total Completion Time

Enroll

End User (Non-technical)

Knowledge of basic file structure

Administrative support staff

45 min.

Enroll

Web Developer (Technical)

Advanced knowledge of file structure, HTML, Web Design and traditional web publishing

Primary Web Coordinators, Power Users, Webmasters, Developers, Technical Project Managers

2.5 hours

Enroll

3. Complete the required training in T4.

4. Provide your Department’s Security Approver (DSA) with your T4 Security Roles (see table below). T4 roles vary according to your position and what you are able to modify on your department’s website. Users can be contributors, moderators or power users. The role definitions are provided to you in both training courses.

Access Request Security (ARS Role)TERMNALFOUR Role
UF_N_WEB_CONTENT_AUTHOR

CONTRIBUTOR

This role provides access to web site authors within the UF web content management system to:

  • Add, modify, and delete content
  • Add files to Media Library
UF_N_WEB_CONTENT_PUBLISHER

MODERATOR

This role provides access to web site publishers within the UF web content management system to:

  • Add, modify, and delete content
  • Add files to Media Library
  • Add, modify, and delete sections
  • Approve and publish content
UF_N_WEB_CONTENT_SITE_ADMIN

POWER USER

This role provides access to web site administrators within the UF web content management system to:

  • Add, modify, and delete content
  • Add files to Media Library
  • Add, modify, and delete sections
  • Approve and publish content
  • Create and modify assets and workflows within assigned groups

NOTES:

  • The procedure for requesting Security Roles may vary across departments. Check with your supervisor to determine the best method communicating the role request to your DSA. Click here to enroll in the TERMINALFOUR Training Course.
  • There are several options for hosting TERMINALFOUR, including free hosting with EI&O. Take a look at the hosting guide here.
  • Web Developer and End-User training materials are available to download (requires GatorLink authentication).