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Login - Changing who can edit your website

How to change who can log-in to your websites


Luggage uses the luggage_isushib feature to provide access control. This feature uses authentication from Shibboleth to provide a whitelist of users who are allowed to log into the site.

To change who is allowed to log in, use the "Change who may access this site" menu item:


How to create an announcement for your website

In this tutorial, you will learn all about the announcement content type. The announcement content type is used to present information about events or department news for site visitors (e.g. highlighting a department's accomplishments by showing off new research or displaying faculty awards). Because of the announcement's banner function on the front page, an announcement is often the first thing a site visitor will see. Keep that in mind when creating content.

File Uploads

How to add files to a page on your website

Need to add a document to a page? The file types that you can add to your created content are: pdf, xls, xlsx, doc, docx, rtf, ppt, or pptx.

Step 1: Creating a Document Link

First, find the file upload section below the body text editor. It should look like this:

Screenshot of the file upload button

Images and Photos

How to add images/photos to any website content

Want to add a graph to a summary of your research? Or perhaps you want to add a banner to an announcement you've created? This tutorial will show you everything you need to know about adding images to your content. This tutorial is broken up into four parts: basic image uploading, adding alternate and title text, editing your image with WYSIWYG, and linking to your image. Let's get started!


News Articles

How-to create a news article on your website

Did someone in your department or laboratory just do something great? If your answer is "yes," then you want to create a news article.


How to creating an event on your website

In this tutorial, we will learn how to create an event. The event content type includes a calendar so that site visitors can view events in a list. Visitors can also view events by day, week, month and year. I like to post event pages to the front page so users can easily see upcoming events.

Step 1: Creating Your Event

Using the menu bar at the top of the page, I hover over the "Content" tab and select "Event" from the "Add Content" menu (Note: your menu may look slightly different):


How to create a project on your website

The project content type on Luggage is useful for showcasing research that your department has done. Listing grants and showing project start and end dates are some of the features that the project content type provides. Read this tutorial for more information about creating a project page.


Step 1: Creating Your Project

Using the menu bar at the top of the page, hover over the "Content" tab and select "Event" from the "Add Content" menu (Note: your menu may look slightly different):

Page Order

Order settings are used minimally on Luggage. There are only a few features that allow you to change the order: menu items, category items, and project pages. This tutorial will teach you how page order can help you organize your projects.

The page order field can be found near the bottom of your project page editor. If I create a new project, this is the value of the page order field that I will see:

Category and Tags

Categories and tags are descriptive terms that help relate content. By creating excellent categories and tags, you can improve the searchability of your website. You can also help site visitors find what they are looking for and even what they didn't know they were looking for. This tutorial will explain characteristics of good category and tag terms and steps for how to create new terms.