Site Factory

"I don't see my site when I create or duplicate it in Site Factory"

September 14, 2018
Where and how you start your journey matters Where and how you start your journey in Site Factory as you create new sites or duplicating existing ones will have a major impact on whether or not you can see your site in your group list when the process is completed.

Assigning a Primary Site in a Site Collection

To make a secondary website the primary website for a site collection (which associates the site collection's URL and any of its custom domain names with the new primary website):

  1. Go to the site collection detail page.
  2. In the Secondary sites in this collection section, find the website that you want to set as the new primary website.
  3. Click the website's Make primary button.

Should you be a Site Builder?

February 13, 2018
Let's look at a scenario. You've been working on your site for a month or two now, and you feel like you've mastered the basics—all the topics in the Training > For everyone and > For managers sections are familiar to you. Now, you find yourself looking critically at your site and thinking, "I feel like I should be able to do more with this." How you define more is the beginning of the discussion of whether or not you should consider becoming a Site Builder.

Introducing the Development Workflow for Subtheming

February 07, 2018
You've decided to subtheme your site. Huzzah! But, it's quite possible you're never done this before and you're not even sure what that means or where to begin. Making the decision to be a Site Builder and create custom elements for your site is a significant undertaking, but we want to give you a brief overview of what's involved in the workflow process to help you get started.

Understanding Site Factory

What is Site Factory?

Site Factory is the site management space where SiteFarm sites are created and hosted. It is an administrative space only; actual work on adding content and configuring the look and feel is done within the specific SiteFarm instance.

Who is Site Factory for?

It's for organizations with more than two or three sites who would like to:

Delete a site

If you no longer require a website that you administer, you can delete the website from Acquia Cloud Site Factory.

Duplicate a site

Duplication of a site can happen at any time and be done for different reasons:

Create a site in Site Factory

Before creating your site it's important to already be in the group you've been assigned to use, or to a subgroup with that larger grouping, AND leave your dashboard in Grid mode; creating a site from the default dashboard risks creating the site outside of your accessible area.