Kentico CMS

Access & login

Get editing access

Each website directory has a primary publisher that new content editors must work with to get permission to edit the department or school's website. Read the Request access page for all information.

  1. Gain permission to edit from the directory's primary publisher; primary publisher contacts the web team
  2. New content editor attends the mandatory training
  3. Gain role access from trainer after training (assuming primary publisher email has been received)

Log in

Access Kentico through the CMS admin portal ( and use your UW NetID to login.

Issues logging in?

Double check the following:

  • You're logging into (not a bookmark with a super long URL)
  • You're using your UW given NetID login credentials

Contact if there are any issues logging into Kentico.

Getting started

Now you're logged in! If you're still new to Kentico, here are some tips on how to get started.

  • After logging in, you see the "Dashboard"; click the "Pages" tile to access your web pages to begin editing.
  • You must first "check out" the page (similar to a library book); only one person can edit a page at a time.
  • The toolbar will not appear until after you check-out a page
  • Any new page you create will automatically be checked out to you.
  • Don't move or rename pages without consulting your team and/or the Web Team
  • When you're done editing, "Check In" the page for publishing.
  • From here, you can