Welcome to the Contensive Learning Center
This guide is targeted to three audiences, end-users who use Contensive to manage their sites, designers creating and maintaining templates, and developers creating and debugging features with add-ons.
Look at the Quick Start Guide if you are new to Contensive and need to get a feel for the system.
Look in Manage Content if you are a site owner looking for information about managing your site. Manage Users describes how to use the site to add and track your users. Manage Email describes how to contact your users.
Go to Manage Design if you are interested in creating and managing site templates and styles. Email templates are described in Manage Email.
The Developer Reference section has the system's APIs, as well as basics like how to install a development workstation.
Topics within this section
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Quick Start Guide
Information for site users and content managers covering basic topics like logging in, editing pages, and adding users.
What is the Contensive Site Management framework and what it does to make your site easier to manage.
Frequently Asked Questions, offering solutions to topics of highest interest.
The basics of how to add pages and sections to the site. These topics are focused around the Manage Content section of the Admin Site Navigator.
The basics of managing users on the site, as well as organizations and groups, where you manage most permissions and roles. These topics are focused around the Manage Users section of the Admin Site Navigator.
This section covers how to add, use and manage addons. Addons are features added to the basic site like a Blog, Forum, Meeting Registration, etc. All custom functionality written for your site is added as addons. These topics are focused around the Manage Addon section of the Admin Site Navigator.
How to send email from your site. This covers creating and managing email to be sent to groups, as well as managing email sent by addons. These topics are focused around the Manage Email section of the Admin Site Navigator.
Topics related to creating and editing Templates, CSS Styles, Menuing and Layouts used in addons. These topics are focused around the Manage Design section of the Admin Site Navigator.
The basic reports that are included with Contensive SMS, as well as those included in common Contensive SMS addons. These topics are focused around the Reports section of the Admin Site Navigator.
A description of the basic site settings, as well as settings for the most common SMS addons.
A description of the essential tools used to manage your site, all located under the Tools section of the Admin Site Navigator.
Everything you need to know to create addons for a Contensive SMS site, including how to setup a development server, build addons and integrate Visual Studio.