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The department structure of your website lets you organize your site to into sections and possibly subsections. Allowing you to structure you site in a way that will allow you to maintain it and for visitors to you site to navigate. The Departments module gives you the ability to create, move or edit and other actions that you might need to do with the departments on your site. 




How do I add a new department in Campus Suite?

To add a new department  to Campus Suite, navigate to where you would like to add the department to and do the following steps.

  1. Click the green +Create in the upper right hand corner and select Department.
  2. Enter the information for the department, fields and their descriptions are listed below;
    • Name - Enter the name of the Department
    • Slug - This is autofilled with the name,  It can be customized. 
    • Container - Where should the department be?
    • Model - Do you need to model the department using an existing model? Select it here.
  3. After you've filled out the necessary information click Create





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  • How do I find a list of departments?
    To find a list of departments, navigate to where they are located and click on Department in the module list. If there is a number listed in the status section of a department it means that it contains that number of sub-departments in it.

  • What does the vertical color bar to the left of a department's name mean?
    On the left side of the department's name you will see a vertical bar, if it is grey it means the department is hidden from site wide searches. If it is green it means that it is visible.

    • How do I hide/show a department?
      There are two ways to hide/show a department, the first is done by navigating to where the department is being listed and click on the three vertical dots located to the right of the department's name and select either Hide Department/Unhide Department from the menu, depending on what you are wanting to do. You can tell if a department is hidden or not by looking at the status section located to the right of the department's name, if it says VISIBLE it means the department is visible to searches such as the People Search widget.

      The second way is by editing the department, click on the Hidden field to hide/show a department. If a department is hidden the switch will be green and if it is visible it will be grayed out. By hiding a department it will no longer be visible to any type of site wide searches.

  • How do I browse (open) a department in Campus Suite?
    To browse (open) a department click on either the name of the directory or click on the three vertical dots located to the right of the department's name and select  Browse Departments from the menu.

  • How do I edit a department in Campus Suite?
    To edit an department in Campus Suite, navigate to where the department is being listed and click on the edit icon to the right of the department's name. Make any edits that you need to make and click Save. Please be aware, that by renaming a department and refreshing the slug all links to the pages and the files contained within will be broken.

  • How do I move a department?
    To move an department to another location, navigate to where the department is being listed and click on the three vertical dots located to the right of the department's name and select Move To... from the menu. Finally, select the container (department) you would like for it to be moved to. Please be aware, that by moving a department that you will be breaking all links to the pages and files contained within.

  • How do I delete a department?
    To delete a department ,navigate to where the department is listed and click on the three vertical dots located to the right of the department's name and select Delete from the menu. Please be aware, that by deleting a department, that you will be breaking links to the pages and files contained within and the information cannot be recovered.