Cascade and Cola Web Editor Account Set Up – Email Template

New Template:

Email Subject: [ _insert site title_ ] New Account Created: Cascade CMS & Cola Web Editor

Hello [Name],

You’ve been given access to edit [_insert site title_] web pages in both Cascade CMS and the COLA Web Editor. 


Get Started in Cascade and the COLA Web Editor

If you’re new to Cascade or the COLA Web Editor, or would like to learn more about how to use them to build your site, the COLA Help Guides are a resource to help you get started.

Learn how to use Cascade CMS

Learn how to use the COLA Web Editor


Your new Cascade CMS account has been created.

You’ve been given permission to manage and publish new content to your site. You will be able to add media, links, create pages/folders, and more.

Log in to the Cascade Server Content Management System:

Username: Your UT EID (lowercase)
Password: xxxxxxxxx

If you want to, you can change the password that’s been assigned to you. Follow these steps:

1. After logging in, go to the upper right of your screen and enter your UT EID in the search bar.

2. Click on your user profile, then click the edit button in the upper right. 

3. Enter your new password and hit submit to save your changes.



Your new COLA Web Editor account has been created.

You have also been given access to edit your new site in the COLA Web Editor. After you log in, you will see your site in your dashboard. From there you will be able to edit news, events, and other content.

Log in to the COLA Web Editor:
Username: Your UT EID 
Password: Your UT EID password

Please let me know if I can help out or answer any questions.

Thank you and have a great week.

[Your Name]
Student Technology Assistant [Year(s)]



Old Template (don’t use):

Email Subject: Account Set Up [ _insert site title_ ]: Cascade CMS & Cola Database

Hello ______,

You now have access to the [ _insert site title_ ] web pages as well as the COLA Database.

Online Instructions/Documentation

Instructions for the Cascade Content Management System:
Instructions for the COLA database:

Account Access (2 different sites)

Cascade Server Content Management System:

Username (case sensitive): XXXXXX
Password (please change using instructions below): XXXXXXXX

Changing Cascade CMS Password:

After logging in, navigate to the menu in the upper right corner of the page and click on “Administration”

Under the “Security and Authentication” section, click on “Users”

Type your UT EID into the search bar to find your user profile and click on it

Click on “Edit” in the upper right region of the page

Type in your new password in the “Password” text box then click “Submit”

COLA Database
Username: Your UT EID
Password: Your UT EID password

Please let me know if I can help out or answer any questions.

Thank you and have a great week.

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