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How do I create a new project site?

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All Loyola students, faculty, and staff have permission to create new project sites. Project sites can be created either from Worksite Setup or Sites in your Home area.

Option 1: Create site in Worksite Setup.

Select Worksite Setup

Select Worksite Setup from the Tool Menu in Home.

Select Create New Site.

Select Create new site

Select Create New Site from the Actions Menu.

Option 2: Create site in Sites.

Select the Sites Drawer

Select the Sites waffle icon to open the Sites Drawer.

Select Create New Site.

Select Create New Site

Select the Create New Site button.

Select continue.

Select Continue

Enter site information.

Enter the site title.

Enter a site title and description
  1. Type a name for the project site in Site Title text field. (Required)
  2. Add a description of the project site to appear in the site's Overview tool. (Optional)

Select site language. (Optional)

Select the site language

If desired, change the default language for the site to any of the available languages listed. Choose the desired language from the dropdown Site Language menu.

Enter a short description. (Optional)

Enter a short description

Optionally, enter a short description (with a maximum of 80 characters). This short description will display in the publicly viewable list of sites.

Enter the site contact information.

Enter the contact info for the site

Enter the name and email address for the site contact. (This is typically the site creator, owner, or instructor.)

Select Continue.

select Continue

Select Continue to save information.

Select site tools.

Choose which tools to include in the site

Check the boxes next to any tools to add to the site.

Select Continue.

Select Continue

Scroll to the bottom of the list of tools and select Continue.

Customize tool instances. (Optional)

Customize tool instances

Some tools may have multiple instances in a single site. Use the Title field and More? dropdown menu to customize tool instances. Then, select Continue.

Configure site access.

Configure site access
  1. Site Status: Select to Publish the site, or Leave as Draft (i.e., unpublished). Unpublished sites are only visible to site maintainers.
  2. Site Visibility: Displays the current status of site's visibility in the site browser.
  3. Global Access: Choose to Limit to official course members or to those I add manually (recommended) or Allow any user to join the site.
  4. Select Continue.

Confirm site setup.

Select Create Site

Confirm all of the site settings are correct. If everything appears correct, select Create Site.

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