Site Builder Role

Class Listings

The Class Listings widget allows Site Builders to embed a filtered list of classes from the Berkeley Academic Guide. The Academic Guide is is a robust tool to help the campus community explore Berkeley’s curricula and find classes, with various filters available.

Menus

Site Builders can move, edit, and delete menu items on Open Berkeley sites. Menus on Open Berkeley sites include the following:

collapse all expand all Main menu (primary navigation)

The main menu (also commonly referred to as "primary navigation") is under the Berkeley wordmark and site name, and above the main content of all pages. The general recommendation (from a usability perspective, and for optimal display) is to keep...

Assign User Roles and Edit User Accounts

Your full list of User Accounts can be found on the Site Builder dashboard (select "Dashboard" in the upper left corner), or from the "Dashboard" flyout in the black admin bar.

How to Manage Users on Your Site

Site Builders may perform the following actions on the User Accounts page:

add roles (new users) change and add roles (existing users) remove user roles (existing users) collapse all expand all Add roles to new...

People Feature

The People feature allows you to create content for individual people, which can be featured/listed in a few different ways. This feature is a good way to create and showcase a directory of people on your site.

Data Visualization Widget

The Data Visualization (formerly Highcharts) widget allows you to embed accessible, interactive data visualizations created using Everviz (formerly Highcharts Cloud). Dozens of chart types and variations are available, including line, spline, area, column, bar, pie, and scatter charts.

Re-Order and Manage Menu Items

Site builders have the ability to re-order menu items, as well as edit existing menu items and add new menu items.

On the Site Builder Dashboard, in the "Administer Menus" section, you can click on "Manage links" for a specific menu (e.g., "Main Menu").

You can add new items to a menu, re-arrange the order of your menu items (drag one item under another item to...

Manage Main Menu

You can add and move content to the main menu (primary navigation). All menu items in the main menu need a "parent" (top-level) item. For the parent items in the main menu, the main menu itself is the "parent," and any additional items are considered "child pages" (sub-pages) of the parent items. Child pages will show up in a local (sidebar) menu from the parent item.

Main Menu Display

By default, the main menu will display as a simple drop-down. See Figure 1, below.

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Site Builder Admin Menu and Dashboard

Admin Menu

When you are logged in, you will see a black admin bar at the upper left side of the page. From this menu, you can easily perform such actions as view content, add content, view and add files, access your Dashboard, log out, etc.

Site Builder Dashboard

The "Dashboard" page contains all of the actions that your role is allowed to perform.

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Content Types

There are four content types available by default on an Open Berkeley site. If you are using any optional features on your site, then you will see additional content types available.

Default Content Types

The following content types are the default content types that come with every Open Berkeley starter site.

Content Page

Content pages are the majority of pages on most sites. A content page has one primary topic with one primary chunk of content. Any other...

Manage FAQs

Lists of Frequently Asked Questions and their categories can be displayed in three different ways: jump links, questions inline, or collapsible.