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UChicago Sites - Get Started Building Your Site

This article explains some UChicago Sites basics like logging in, using the toolbar, and creating and editing content.

If you have questions or require technical support, or if you would like to suggest an enhancement or new feature, please click the Feedback and Support link in the toolbar at the top of the page after logging in to your UChicago Site. You may also email

Logging In

Log in to your UChicago Site by clicking on the copyright symbol in the footer. You will log in with your CNetID and password.

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Once you have logged in to your site, you will see a toolbar at the very top of the page. This toolbar contains links to help you manage your content.

Creating Content

To create a new piece of content, click on the Add content link in your toolbar. You will see a list of all of the different types of content you can create, including basic pages, news articles, homepage features, and image galleries. Visit the following pages for more information about the types of content:

Finding and Editing Content

Once you have created some content, you will probably want to make some changes to it. There are two ways to do so:

  1. Navigate to the page you created and click the Edit tab just below the title of the page.

  2. Click the Find content link in your toolbar. From there, you can find the page you are looking for by sorting or filtering the complete list of content on your site.

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By saving your content in draft form, you have the opportunity to do a full preview of your content before you make it available for everyone to see. To save your page in draft form, click the Save as draft button at the bottom of the page edit screen.

Once you have reviewed your content and you are ready to "publish," click the Publish button at the bottom of the page edit screen.
Publish button

If you want to add this page to your site's navigation, follow the instructions in this article: UChicago Sites - Content - Editing the Left Navigation

Related Video Tutorials

Getting Started

Editing Your Homepage, Footer, and Left Navigation

Creating Pages, Image Galleries, and News Articles

Images and Links

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Owner:Nana O.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2011-10-31 12:06 CDTUpdated:2016-12-28 08:54 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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