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Amherst Website

The Amherst College website (www.amherst.edu) is the College's primary online presence. It provides a web-publishing platform for all departments, constituencies, and individuals associated with the College.

Features and Benefits: 

The website is based upon the Drupal content mangagement system (CMS), which provides the following:

  • easy content creation using a web browser; no HTML or special software required
  • a robust, scalable permissions system
  • an application development platform
  • extensive profile management
  • hosting for departments, individuals, student orgs, alumni classes, and more

You can access the Amherst website with any web browser. For creating and editing content, the preferred browser is Mozilla Firefox.