Web Page Templates
Fisher's website is managed through a central content management system (CMS), where the stylesheets, page templates, look and feel, navigation, and many other page attributes are delivered.
It is required by all Fisher business units to utilize the college's central CMS to deliver web content to help maintain Fisher's brand identity and utilize pre-built functionality that creates a dynamic web experience.
Design and Page Structure
The design and structure of web pages is pre-set and determined in advance in cooperation with the Web Services team in Information Technology Services.
The structure of the web pages include eight main areas; Ohio State Global Navigation, Main Navigation and Search, Main Flash Area, Fisher Media, Sub-Navigation, Page Content Area, Calendar, and Global Footer. The template is optimized for a screen resolution of 1024x768 pixels with a total page width of 954 pixels.
The following are sections of the templates shown above.
Ohio State Global Navigation
Required by The Ohio State University. It represents Fisher’s global web connection to Ohio State
Fisher Masthead and Main Navigation
Required for all Fisher web pages. Key identification of Fisher. Provides two levels of navigation based on internal and external target audiences, as well as search and utility or tertiary navigation.
Key Messages and Story Rotation
Required for all Fisher web pages (though smaller for non-home page templates). Features rotation of relevant content designed to tell the Fisher story, while relating to strategic college messages.
Interactive gallery showcasing the areas of student experience, faculty contribution, and points of pride. Area includes video, photos, and audio.
Left or Secondary Navigation
Consistent secondary navigation provides access to deeper level pages and unit sub-sites.
Page Content Area
Used to display the primary content of the page; headline, lead text, body text (i.e. an article), applications, etc. A selection of templates is provided for optimal presentation of different content.
Right-Column Widget Space
Provides organization and access to other web pages, downloads, resources, etc.
Required for all Fisher web pages. The footer provides the necessary information needed as a public university and displays Fisher's accreditation association.