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Ensemble CMS

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Ensemble CMS is the Web content management system for Virginia Tech. It allows website contributors to update their Web content without worrying about the technical details of creating, editing, and maintaining websites.

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Virginia Tech chooses Adobe Experience Manager

After a thorough procurement process, University Relations and Information Technology will implement Adobe Experience Manager as Virginia Tech's next enterprise content management system. 

The announcement was made during a CMS meeting on Dec. 9.

Questions? Answers to some of the questions we've received since the December 9 announcement.


  • Mar 13, 2015

    Unable to edit content with Ephox Java 8u40


    After upgrading to Java Update 40, Ephox fails to load.


    1. Open Java Preferences
      1. Windows: Control Panel > Java
      2. Mac: Settings > Java
    2. Go to the "Advanced Tab"
    3. Scroll down to "Checked for signed code certificate revocation using" and select "Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs)"

    4. Then on "Check for TLS certificate revocation using" and select "Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs)
    5. Click on Apply and Ok
    6. Restart your browser window
  • Jul 22, 2014

    Unable to edit content with Ephox Java 7u65

    There are users reporting an inability to edit content after updating to the latest version of Java. The Ephox editor will stop loading at 33%. The new window may become unresponsive. The Java plugin may crash or crash the entire browser.

    Users may have to downgrade to the previous version of Java, Java 7 update 60. After the downgrade, please make sure your cache is turned on for Java and clear any security certificates related to Percussion or Ephox.

  • Jul 21, 2014

    Responsive template available

    The template that was introduced during the 2013 redesign of the Virginia Tech homepage has been released to the Ensemble community. Those who want to apply the template to their website should visit the responsive template page and fill out the accompanying request form to schedule a consultation meeting.  Those meetings are held in the basement conference room of the Media Building, usually on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

This enterprise system is administered jointly by University Relations, sponsor of the CMS project, and Information Technology.

Looking for the actual CMS? Visit You'll need to log in with your Virginia Tech PID.  Also, you won't have access if you aren't a member of a CMS community.

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Need Help?

The Ensemble CMS team is available to provide further assistance, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For help or training using Ensemble: 


*Please direct problems with to, or refer to the college's Ensemble CMS Training and Support Page.