Logging In for the First Time
Please note that you must be logged into the WPI network in order to access the Content Management System. Further instructions can be found at: http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/CCC/Netops/VPN/.
Go to wpi.edu/CMS. Click on Log-in to RedDot CMS found under the WPI Logo on the top left of the page. You may be asked to accept a certificate please accept it. Make sure pop-up blockers have been turned off.
If the certificate warning appears in Internet Explorer 7, click the second link labeled "Continue to this website."
When prompted, enter your Windows username and password. Your username must include @wpi.edu.
The following steps are necessary during first-time log-in only. Upon subsequent log-ins the designated homepage appears automatically.
It is necessary to designate a project after the initial log-in. To pick a project click on Select Project tab in the top horizontal menu in the far right.
From the dialog box, click 'Projects' then click the text link labeled 'WPI'.
To begin editing, click on the button labeled "Smart Edit".
**For IE8 Users** – please note that you need to run your browser in "Compatibility View" mode:
Within your IE browser – click on "Tools". In the drop down options you will see "Compatibility View".