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WebGUI F.A.Q.

How can I copy a page?

Unlike Wobjects the edit bar on the top of each page does not contain a copy option.  However if you are a package manager you can cut the page and then insert the page as a package:

  1. Cut the page you wish to copy. [NOTE:  If the page you wish to copy is at the root of the Loction trail you will not be able to paste it back there.]
  2. Hilight "Manage packages" in the drop down menu under Administrative Functions and add a page called, e.g., "Copied page package".
  3. Paste the page you cut from the clipboard as a sub page to "Copied page package"
  4. Go to the location you wish to paste the page and in the Add content drop down menu select "package."
  5. Choose the package labelled "Copied page package"
  6. Return to the page where you originally cut the page and repeat steps 4 and 5.

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How do I manage groups and users?

How to add a user to a WebGUI site

 

As an Admin you have the privileges to add users and groups to the WebGUI site.  There are a number of considerations when creating users and assigning them to particular groups.

 

Do you want a user to have the ability to add content to a particular page?  If so then you must make this user a member of the Content Developers group.  Then you can either:

(a) make this person the owner of the page or (b) you can assign this person to a particular group and give the group editing privileges over the page [See Privileges Tab in How to Add a Page].

 

Another option is to add a user to a group, which will not be given editing privileges over a page.  This is useful when you have a page that is to be private and viewed only by a select group of users and/or this group is to participate in a poll, or message board for example. 

 

Create a Group

 

Under “Administrative Functions” [top right corner of the page] highlight “Manage groups.”  Then click on ‘Add a new group’ [listed to the right of the list of groups] and enter a group name and a brief description.  Click save and the new group name and description should appear in the list of groups.

 

Add a new user

 

Under “Administrative Functions” {top right corner of the page] highlight “Manage users.”  Then click on ‘Add a new user’ and enter a user name, email address (if known, otherwise the user can fill this in afterwards) and a password.  Highlight the groups that you want the user to be in by holding down the control key and selecting the various groups.  Click save and the new user will appear on an Edit User page. 

 

By default this user is at the Adept level.  This means that they will not be able to change the privileges over the Wobjects they create such as who can view and edit pages and, also, which group can post to message boards.  This might be useful if you want information to remain accessible only to a select group.  If you want this user to be able to set privileges you must increase the user level.

 

How to increase the user level

 

In the right of the Edit User page click on Edit this user’s profile.  Scroll down the screen and near the bottom there will be a UI Level section.  Change this section from 5 Adept to 10 Guru, click save and that user will have a higher level of privileges.   

 

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How do I add metatags to my site?

Edit the page settings [top gold bar].  Under the Page Properties tab you will see a section for Meta Tags [not certain if they work]. 

Otherwise you can enter your tags directly in the Style by clicking on the Layout Tab and then Manage Styles.  A list of styles will appear.  Edit the style used on the page.  Enter the Meta Tags in the Style Sheet section below the Body section.

add e.g.:

<meta name="Description"  content="Vancouver Community Network and Urban Community Access Program are working together to provide public Internet access sites in urban communities in the Lower Mainland, BC, Canada region">

<meta name="Keywords" content="Community Access Program,Vancouver Community Network,Industry Canada,Connecting Canadians,VolNet,Innovation Strategy,public access,public terminal,access,volunteer,CAP">

<title>Community Access Program &amp; Vancouver Community Network</title>

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