By the end of the videos and activities, you'll know how to:
- create a new page and add content
- apply heading styles and hyperlinks to your content
- add an image and a document to a page
These activities should take around 1 to 2 hours to complete.
Step 1: Request access and a login
Your team leader or manager must submit this request on your behalf.
Step 2: Start the CMS training
Website content for activities
To complete this training, we’ll ask you to edit and upload the below content into the CMS.
VicFreeWiFi is the largest and free outdoor wi-fi network of its kind in Australia.
What you get: 1GB per day, per device, no need to enter your personal details to join, no ads
Find wi-fi locations
About the network: The pilot will run until April 2022, and is a partnership with Victorian Government, local government, and industry.
The network is managed and maintained by telecommunications company TPG Telecom.
Benefits of the free service
Helps meet demand for free wi-fi connection in urban areas.
Establishes communications infrastructure for future projects.
Provides an opportunity to trial the Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced technologies.
Has a combined coverage zone of over 600,000 square metres across Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo CBDs.
New free public wi-fi networks are planned for Shepparton and Geelong as part of the Connecting Regional Communities Program. For more information visit Connecting Victoria
For more information: phone TPG (iiNet Customer Service): 1300 668 847 or email:
All content on vic.gov.au must meet WCAG AA guidelines.
Website content should be HTML by default
The following content types must be created in HTML format:
- fact sheets
- grant guidelines
- video transcripts
- forms - visit the for designing best-practise online forms
Word and PDFs versions of this content can be uploaded in addition to the online version.
User statements help to keep your content real and relevant for users.
Example of a user statement:
As a: mum
I want to: apply for a Working With Children’s Check
So I can: volunteer for reading time at my son’s school.
Based on the content above, have a go at writing a user statement for your new page.
I want to:
So I can:
This will help a user find your page in search engines.
About 6 to 8 words that use your main keywords (up to 70 characters).
Summary (meta description)
About 15 to 20 words (up to 160 characters) that displays in search results.
Make your summary meaningful. Don’t just copy and paste the first sentence from the page content. It needs to describe the content of the page using keywords that will help people find it. Make them want to click on your link more than other links.
Step 1: Watch the login video tutorial
Step 2: Log in with your username and password
- Username: firstname.lastname (for example: john.brown)
- Password: this will be supplied via email from the Single Digital Presence website team
Step 1: Watch the create a new page video
Step 2: Add content to your page
Add the website content listed above to your page.
Use the topics and primary site listed below to tag your content page:
- Science and technology
- Victoria’s free wi-fi
Step 1: Watch the image video tutorial
Step 2: Resize and add an image to your content
The image needs to be resized to the correct dimensions of 818 wide x 496 high. This means the image will be sized correctly to load on a web page and to be viewed on different devices.
You will be able to resize any images by opening your photo and resizing the image using the Windows photo editor, and the custom dimensions.
Open your image and select the other options icon.
Select Resize and Define custom dimensions.
Un check the Maintain aspect ratio check box and type 818 for the Width and 496 for the Height.
Save the image to your desktop.
Step 4: Submit your training page for review
It’ll allow us to check that you’ve completed each of these steps correctly.
Online how-to guide for CMS
Sample of all landing page components
Australian Government content style guide
Single Digital Presence Community of Practice
We share new features, research and analytics. We also keep half our time for you to meet with experts and get help with using SDP, content design, analytics and service design.
Anyone who has completed this training will automatically be added to our mailing list.
Digital content that gets results workshop
Victorian Government digital standards
The digital standards include:
- 12 digital design principles
- how-to guides covering all Victorian Government digital activities
- a range of mandatory standards comprising legal obligations, policy requirements, and industry standards
Reviewed 22 June 2021