Get up and running fast with this 30-minute primer that covers the basics. Teachers will learn how to log in for the first time, and provision their websites. We'll provide an overview of the dashboard, and then show how to add and remove pages to your site. In the page editor, we show the most common widgets you will use to add content to pages. We also demonstrate how to add news, events and blogs to your pages and call the latest entries on to your home page using widgets.
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How do I provision my website?
- While on the dashboard go to your account name that is located in the upper right hand corner, click and select Personal Sites in the drop down menu.
- On the new screen, click Add Site.
- Enter the name of the site in the Name field, press Tab which will automatically fill out the slug field located .
- Select the school that your site will be under so it inherits the theme of that school in the Container field.
- Finally below that is Model, click and select Teacher Model.
- Click Create and you will be taken to your new personal site.
What is a container?
A container is a collection of styles for a site(s). Sometimes there are different ones for each of the schools in a district depending on the branding of the schools. A container is used to keep any pages that would be included in a school’s using the same colors and styles that have been set up.
What is a model?
A model can be thought as a template for your website. It tells Campus Suite what settings and pages your website should initially have.
I provisioned a new personal site but it doesn’t look like the others?
Did you remember to select the correct container and model. Usually if a new personal website does not match others is because an incorrect option in one of those has been chosen.
How do I see a listing of my personal website(s)?
While on the dashboard go to your account name that is located in the upper right hand corner, click and select Personal Sites in the drop down menu. This will take you to a screen showing all of your personal websites.
How do I see a delete my personal website(s)?
To delete your personal site go to the dashboard, click on your account name that is located in the upper right hand corner and select Personal Sites in the drop down menu. This will take you to a screen showing all of your personal websites, there click on Delete Website in the section for the personal site that you would like to delete. Please remember once a personal site is deleted it cannot be recovered and will be need to be manually rebuilt.
Note: While you can create more than one personal site, you can only link one to your profile.