Web Content Management System (WCMS) First Spirit
Design your website at the TU Darmstadt!

With the central Web Content Management System (WCMS) FirstSpirit, you as an institution or group of TU Darmstadt create your web pages in the corporate design of TU Darmstadt. A half-day training course is sufficient to get to know the system and work with it. No programming skills are required.

User groups

FirstSpirt is available to all institutions of TU Darmstadt.

Employees, guests and partners (with TU-ID), lecturers and student assistants can apply for editor's rights for an existing website.

Service characteristics

The service offers...

The HRZ operates the central WCMS FirstSpirit and offers various support services to editors:

  • Page templates in the current corporate design of TU Darmstadt, which simplify the creation of new pages for editors
  • the analysis tool Matamo for recording relevant website data such as visitor numbers, search terms, page views, etc.
  • comprehensive support websites with detailed information, a knowledge database and necessary forms for editors
  • Software training courses to teach the basics for new editors

To work with FirstSpirit, you need a browser and the FirstSpirit Launcher.

The editorial system can only be started from computers within the TU network or via a VPN client connection.

New web presences can be requested by contacting the Webteam of TU Darmstadt. Detailed information about applying for a web presence

The following user groups can be granted editing rights in FirstSpirit:

  • Employees of the TU
  • Guests and Partners (with TU-ID)
  • Lecturers
  • Student Assistants

To the editor's registration

The service is free of charge