Setting Trusted Sites In Internet Explorer
from Brent Hoard on
To Whom Does This Document Apply: This training module applies
to all current users of the Sitecore Web Content Management System (CMS) at Randolph-Macon
College who are actively using Internet Explorer versions 7 and 8. And web content
editor using any version of Safari or Firefox many disregard this training document
as the steps do not apply to those browsers.
Also note that the steps contained herein must be completed on all computers
that the content editor intends to use for the purposes of web management. Fortunately,
these steps need only be done once per computer and are valid when completed until
the system is either replaced or reformatted.
Users of Internet Exlorer 6: Please contact the R-MC ITS department
and request an immediate upgrade to Internet Explorer 7. Internet Explorer 6 is
no longer supported, and will not work in the CMS. You must upgrade.
This update of March 6, 2008 concerns reports of scripting errors similar to the
one pictured below when users attempted to either upload files or set image/table
properties. It is absolutely critical that the following steps be followed
completely to correct this error. These steps will restore normal, full access to
This error message is the result of having a popup blocker and phishing filter enabled
for trusted sites. This addendum assumes that the steps described previously in
this document have been completed, and that http://www.rmc.edu is listed among the
trusted sites on your browser.
With the Internet Options window open (ALT+T, then select "Internet Options"), select
the "Security" tab, followed by "Trusted Sites" then "Custom Level".
On the "Security Settings – Trusted Site Zone" window which then appears, scroll
down to find options for "Popup Blocker" and "Phishing Filter" (pictured).
Select "Disable" for both the "Use Phishing Filter" and the "Use Pop-up Blocker"
options. The result should appear as follows.
Click OK and then click "Yes" on the subsequent window (pictured).
For questions, contact the R-MC Webmaster: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Update: April 2010