Editing information about your site

Note: To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles: Overview.

You can edit the information others see about your site.

You can do this either from Site Info within the site in question, or from Worksite Setup within My Workspace; see Editing your site information if you've removed the Site Info tool.

  1. In your site, from the menubar, click Site Info.

    Alternatively, from the menubar in My Workspace, click Worksite Setup, check the box next to the site you wish to revise, and then click Edit.

    Note: Although you can check multiple boxes, you can only edit information about one site at a time.

  2. Click Edit Site Information.

  3. In the "Site Title:" field, edit the title of your site.

    Note: Depending on your institution, you may not be able to edit the title of a course site.

  4. If desired, you can change the default language for your site. To do so, in the text area to the right of "Site Language", select the language you'd like to use.

  5. In the "Description:" field, type information that you want displayed in your site's Site Information Display box. For more, see Editing content in the Site Information Display box.

  6. In the "Short description:" field, type information to display about your site in the public site list, if applicable; see Controlling access to your site.

  7. If the "Icon URL:" field is available, you can choose an icon to display on the site, which will appear above your menubar. Enter a web address to the location of the image file; the image should be small (approximately 120 pixels wide by 60 pixels high).

  8. Type the appropriate information in the "Site Contact Name:" and "Site Contact Email:" fields, and then click Continue.

  9. On the confirmation screen, click Finish. To cancel your changes, click Cancel.

Note: You may also have the option to change the appearance of your site while editing your site's information; see Changing your site's appearance.