Ohio University

CommonSpot CMS

Centrally managed, legacy web hosting that allows site owners and content contributors to edit and publish official, University-branded web pages without needing to know how to write website code. Note: A project currently is under way to replace CommonSpot with a new Web CMS.



  • Simple content updates without the need to know how to code
  • Template-based designs provide consistent websites that adhere to OHIO brand standards
  • Ability to change images, upload documents, manage navigation and more
  • Access can be managed/delegated to allow one or more individuals to edit specific pages or content.


  • Available for official university websites. 
  • To be a content contributor, you must be affiliated with the university and receive training from OIT in the proper use of the features you will have access to.

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