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 course or project site.

You can do this either from Site Info within the site in question, or from Worksite Setup within My Workspace.

  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: You cannot edit the title of a course site.

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

  5. If your site is publicly joinable, in the "Short description:" field, type information that you want displayed when your site appears in the list of joinable sites.

  6. At some institutions, you can choose an icon to display on the site.

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

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

Note: You can also change the appearance of your site while editing your site's information. For more information, see Changing your site's appearance.