Site configuration

Certain elements of your site can be configured and customized to your department's needs. To set these options, follow the steps outlined below.

  1. From your admin panel, click on Manage > Configuration
    Select Configuration from the admin panel
  2. On the Configuration screen, located the System section and click on Basic Site Settings.
    Location of basic site setting
  3. The Site Settings page contains several options for you to configure:
    1. Site name - (required)
    2. Slogan - (optional) A teaser line that appears directly beneath your site name in the upper lefthand corner
    3. Email address - (required) - The From address in automated emails sent during registration and new password requests, and other notifications. (Use an address ending in your site's domain to help prevent this email being flagged a spam.)
    4. Contact E-mail address or link - (required - You may provide a contact email address or a link to a contact page (example: yoursiteemail@ucdavis.edu or /contact)
    5. Privacy & Accessibility link - (required) - this is set already to the campus' default Privacy and Policy page. 
    6. Site Credit Information - (optional) - Place this site's credit information such as address, phone, and email address.
    7. Front Page - (optional) - Optionally, specify a relative URL to display as the front page. Leave blank to display the default front page. 
    8. Error pages
      1. Default 403 (access denied) page - This page is displayed when the requested document is denied to the current user. Enter in your custom pathway if you want to create your own 403 page: /your-403-page. Leave blank to display a generic "access denied" page.
      2. Default 404 (not found) page - This page is displayed when no other content matches the requested document. if you want to create your own 404 page: /your-404-page. Leave blank to display a generic "access denied" page.
  4. Click Save Configuration to finish.