Web Development

Site Configuration

There are a number of things you can configure on your site.  See the questions below for more info.
  1. Where is the configuration page?
  2. How do I add or change the header image?
  3. How do I change the layout and/or color scheme?
  4. How do I add or change the image above the left nav?
  5. How do I add links to my header?
  6. What is the Organization Name field used for?

1. Where is the configuration page?

1. In the left navigation, find your organization folder and open it.

2. Find the folder inside called 'site_configuration' and open it.

3. Click on the page called 'configuration'.

Finding the Config page

4. To edit this page, in the overhead tabs, click 'edit'.

Edit Configurations

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2. How do I add or change the header image?

To see the offical image sizes for student organization sites, click here.

1. To add a header image to the site, you must first upload it online. To do this, select the 'images' folder.

Finding the Images folder

2. In the blue navigation, click on 'New', scroll over 'Default' and click on 'File'.

Selecting a Image File

3. Click on the 'Browse' button and select the image you wish to upload. Then click 'Submit'.
Browse for an Image
4. After the image has been submitted successfully, click on the 'configuration' page in the 'site_configuration' folder.

5. In the overhead tabs, click 'edit'.

6. In the section titled 'Header Configuration', click on the small orange box. This will open a new pop up window.

Header Image Browse
7. In the new window,  find the 'images' folder, find and select the image you just submitted and click on 'confirm'.

Image Selection
8. At the bottom of the page, press 'submit'.

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3. How do I change the layout and/or color scheme?

1. Click on the 'configuration' page in the 'site_configuration' folder.

2. In the overhead tabs, click 'edit'.

3. In the section titled 'Inline Metadata' select the layout and color scheme in the drop down lists.

Layout and Color Scheme
4. Click 'Submit'

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4. How do I add or change the image above the left nav?

To see the offical image sizes for student organization sites, click here.

1. To add a left nav image to the site, you must first upload it online. To do this, select the 'images' folder.

Finding the Images folder
2. In the blue navigation, click on 'New', scroll over 'Default' and click on 'File'.

Selecting a Image File
3. Click on the 'Browse' button and select the image you wish to upload. Then click 'Submit'.

Browse for an Image

4. After the image has been submitted successfully, click on the 'configuration' page in the 'site_configuration' folder.

5. In the overhead tabs, click 'edit'.

6. In the section titled 'Left Navigation Configuration', click on the small orange box. This will open a new pop up window.

Click on the Left Nav orange box

7. In the new window,  find the 'images' folder, find and select the image you just submitted and click on 'confirm'.

Image Selection

8. At the bottom of the page, press 'submit'.

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5. How do I add links to my header?

1. Click on the 'configuration' page in the 'site_configuration' folder.

2. In the overhead tabs, click 'edit'.

3. Find the section titled 'Header Configuration >> Header Navigation Links'.

Header Links

4. To add a page, click on the blue page icon. This will open a new pop up window.

Click on the page icon

5. In the new window, select the page from the organization folder in the left navigation you wish to appear in the header.

Pick a link to use

6. Click 'confirm'.

7. To add more links, click the '+' icon.

Click on the plus icon

8. When the 'configuration' page reloads, a new page icon should appear below the first. Repeat steps 3-4 to add a second link to the header.

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6. What is the Organization Name field used for?

Under the section titled 'Header Configuration', the empty field or slot is used for what you would like the whole organization site to be titled.

Creating an organization title/name

The name you choose will appear at the header of all pages you create.

Organization title

If you have uploaded an image for the header, this 'Organization Name' field is not used. Thus, you should include the organization's name as part of the header image if you choose this alternative.

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