Simplifying Your Life

Managing a website can be difficult and frustrating. It shouldn’t be. Conductor aims to make content management a simple task. We try to make it easy to manage pages, work with images and files, and do powerful things without a lot of technical knowledge.

Conductor is fantastic for...

  • Departments
  • Administration
  • Centers
  • Staff
  • Institutes
  • Clubs
  • Offices
  • Faculty

... at the University of Notre Dame. Conductor is not available outside the University.

Advantages to Using Conductor

  • Easy login & management with NetID You’ll never have to worry about lost passwords or usernames.
  • No hosting fees Hosting your website with Conductor is free.
  • Securely hosted on Amazon Web Services All Conductor websites are hosted with Amazon Web Services and consistently report over 99.999% uptime.
  • Internally managed Upgrades, versions, and new releases to Conductor are developed by the Notre Dame Marketing Communications Web Team. Upgrades are automatically applied. You’ll never need to worry about needing costly upgrades to your CMS.
  • Access to the Notre Dame news network Share news items across multiple websites within the Notre Dame website network, including News.nd.edu.
  • Easy assistance Conductor is managed by the Marketing Communications Web Team on campus. Help, advice, or hugs are just a walk or phone call away.
  • No server stuff Conductor is entirely web-based: no FTP, connection keys, or any of that junk. You can upload images and files right through your web browser.
  • Training Conductor Training is always free for campus users.
  • Responsive Every website built in Conductor is fully responsive, meaning it will display wonderfully across a variety of devices (phones, tablets, and monitors).
  • Design Flexibility The Web Team designs a variety of different styles of websites using Conductor. Conductor will support fully custom designs or preexisting templates. 

Conductor Websites Look Fantastic

Why? Each is developed within the framework of the Notre Dame brand standards, which ensures the consistent and beautiful application of Notre Dame’s approved fonts, colors, and logos. Every new website has it’s own unique look and feel, but clearly fits within the University family.

Notre Dame Brand Elements

Features

page editor
Simple page editing
Painlessly add, delete, or edit page content in just seconds.
news
News / Blog
Schedule news releases and automatically import news from news.nd.edu and other sources. Also automatically archives posts so they can be searched, sorted, and found later.
events
Events
Keep your users up to date on your upcoming events. Conductor enables you to create multiple calendars, and users can subscribe via RSS feed.
server
Custom Databases
The ND Web team can use Conductor to create custom databases for customers that have content that requires it.
analytics
Google Analytics
Your Google Analytics data is fed directly into your Conductor dashboard, for ease of access and paying attention to your site traffic.
user
Roles and Users
Assign multiple users to your website, with varying levels of access to content based on their pre-assigned role.
uploads
Uploads
Easily manage the photos, pdfs, and other resources needed to make your site.
help
Built-in Help
Although Conductor was built for ease of use, if you have questions, help is just a click away, as are helpful tools and cheat sheets in the User Guide.

Ready to get Rolling?