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Permissions and roles

To complete the procedures in this article, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. This often excludes Students and TAs by default. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles.

For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles.

Follow the steps below to edit information about your site using the Site Info tool:

  • In your site, from the menubar, click Site Info.
  • Click Edit Site Information.
  • In the "Site Title:" field, edit the title of your site.

Note: You cannot edit the title of a course site.

  • In the "Description:" field, type information that you want displayed in your site's Worksite Information box.


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.

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

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

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.


Other articles about Isaak/Sakai's tools and how instructors can use them:

Core Tools:   Image:Flag blue.png Announcements | Image:Page edit.png Assignments | Image:Lessons-icon.png Lessons | Image:Comments.png Forums | Image:Report.png Gradebook | Image:Folder.png Resources | Image:Calendar.png Schedule | Image:Pencil.png Tests and Quizzes

More Tools:   Image:User comment.png Chat Room | Image:Folder page.png Drop Box | Image:House.png Home | Image:Comment.png Messages | Image:Chart bar.png Statistics | Image:Page world.png Web Content


Related articles:   How to add tools to your course | Using the Text Editor | Manage Groups | Permissions and roles | Contact the CPI for help

This article is based on the equivalent Sakai project help article.

The Sakai Educational Community License is deemed to be compatible with this sites Project:Copyrights which are under the Creative Commons 2.5 Licence. You can view the original Sakai help documentation, unedited, at http://kumu.brocku.ca/sakai/help/

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