Gato Content Management System

Gato is Texas State's web content management system and the official website tool for academic and administrative department websites. It enables users to easily create and manage sophisticated websites without having to know complex web technologies or programming languages.

  • Available to: Faculty, Staff, Student Employees
  • Where to use: Online
  • Cost: Free

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There are many advantages to using Gato: you can manage your website without having to know HTML, CSS, or JavaScript; you get the Texas State look and feel without any effort; you can edit content in a Microsoft Word-like editor; multiple people can easily edit pages together; and more.

As the size and complexity of websites increase, well delivered and managed content is essential to ensuring the process of updating, revising and redesigning does not become an obstacle to maintaining an up-to-date and relevant web site.

Reasons to use Gato:

  • Ease the web maintenance effort, especially for non-technical web authors.
  • Implement best practices and standards for web sites for look and feel, navigation, accessibility, accuracy and consistency.
  • Provide actionable metrics for development and decision making.
  • Communicate a Texas State identity and relationship.

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