An Introduction to Tridion
Gain Access to TridionPlease contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to Tridion. Make sure to indicate the site(s) you'll be editing so we can grant you the appropriate access.
You need to use an internet browser (Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari) to access Tridion. The program will only be "open" in the tab or window that you are using Tridion. Tridion operates best on Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. If necessary, Explorer 8.0 or higher or the latest version of Safari can be used, but Tridion runs slower on these browsers.
- If you are not using a computer that is directly connected to the Yale network, log into the network using the Yale VPN first.
- Tridion can be accessed at http://edit.yale.edu/. You will be prompted to enter your NetID and password.
- Notes: Turn off pop-up blockers for the domain: edit.yale.edu. If it's your first time accessing Tridion, you'll have to select your preferred language before you can begin editing.
Part 1: The Fundamentals
Before learning how to create or edit your site, please review these Tridion fundamentals. Understanding whats discussed in the following sections is critical for being able to progress to the next stages of page and website development.
Grasping how Tridion organizes websites along with their pages and content will make for a smoother transition into actual site building. This section is not intended to teach you how to build or...
Part 2: Overview of Website Building
Now that you've learned some general features of Tridion, you can begin to think about how to organize and build your website.
Part 3: Going Live & Editing Existing Material
This section discusses general rules for publishing and editing in Tridion.