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Hacking ContentDM 6 with jQuery
2011 Midwest CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting (2011)
  • James LeFager, DePaul University

DePaul University Library upgraded to the hosted ContentDM6, platform in the Fall of 2011, and used jQuery to customize the site. jQuery is a cross-browser javascript library that allows for scripting of HTML. ContentDM 6 includes Jquery natively in the hosted environment, and this allows for heavy customizations using functions already included in ContentDM. ContentDM also allows additional scripts to be uploaded, either to the entire ContentDM site or to individual collections pages and when combined with CSS files, this allows for customization of a ContentDM site to an extent not possible using the web configuration tool. These changes may be applied to the site as a whole, or to individual collections pages.

This presentation will examine how jQuery can be implemented in a ContentDM site using the DePaul University Libraries Digital Collections page as an example.

Publication Date
Fall October 14, 2011
Citation Information
James LeFager. "Hacking ContentDM 6 with jQuery" 2011 Midwest CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting (2011)
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