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How to manage your sites in the Dashboard

The Dashboard is your site's control centre, here you can navigate between sites, change settings from functionality to look and feel, and add content to your site.

View the Dashboard:

Getting Started

Dashboard

Dashboard Overview

The Dashboard is composed of three main parts:

  • (A) Admin Bar - navigate between sites, access quick edit options and profile details
  • (B) Main Navigation
    • (1) Dashboard - Reader and My Site views
    • (2) My Class
    • (3) Content Management - edit Posts, Media, Links, Pages and Comments
    • (4) Site Administration - edit Appearance, add Users and Plugins and Manage with Tools and Settings
  • (C) Main Area
  • (D) Need Help - expand the help panel to search for guides or view suggested help guides

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Main Navigation

  • (1) Dashboard - Reader and My Site views
  • (2) My Class - Access and manage your class sites
  • (2) Content Management -
  • (3) Site Administration - edit Appearance, add Users and Plugins and Manage with Tools and Settings

Admin Bar

Your sites Admin Bar

  • (A) My Sites – lists all the sites you have a membership to
  • (B) Your site name – click to toggle between the dashboard and site view, or select options from the drop-down menu
  • (C) Comments – view and search comments
  • (D) + New – add new posts and other items
  • (E) Follow – follow this site
  • (F) Profile image – edit your profile image or logout

admin bar

For more information on the Dashboard and Admin Bar see Dashboard by CampusPress.

 


 

Getting started

Navigate between sites

From the Admin Bar navigate between your sites and have quick access to create new posts, and manage comments

admin bar navigate sites

Toggle between site dashboard and site view

You can navigate between your site view and dashboard from your (B) current site menu.
Note this menu changes depending on your current view.

admin bar toggle dashboard site view

Updated your Avatar (profile picture)

Update your Avatar image, by going to the main menu:

  • Select Users, then Your Avatar
  • Click (1) Choose File
  • Locate and select a profile image on your computer, then click Open
  • Click (2) Upload
  • Expand or move the crop selection as needed
  • Click Crop Image

upload new avatar

Your new profile image will now be shown on your posts.

See Upload Avatar (profile picture) by Campus Press 

 

Edit your Site Title and Tagline in the settings

Your Site Title and Tagline are at the top of all your pages. 

site title tagline view

You can go and changes both of these anytime in the settings. To change the settings

  • In the main menu go to Settings, then General
  • Enter your new Site Title and Tagline
  • Then click Save Changes

settings title tagline

See Change Title and Tagline by Campus Press