Site Management

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In addition to support rich drafting and publishing, PubPub also supports customizing your site’s metadata, details, pages, navbar, and homepage.

To manage your site, click manage on any page.

Pubs

See a list of all your community’s Pubs, with their version status and applied tags.

Use: Click pubs in the site navigation menu.

Options: none.

Team

See a list of all your community’s Community Admins, and add new Community Admins. Note: use with care. New Community Admins will have the ability to administer your entire community, including making breaking changes to the community’s URL, or even deleting the community.

Use: Click team in the site navigation menu. Add a new administrator by typing their name in the Add new administrator box and select them in the menu that appears. To remove an administrator, click remove to the right of their name.

Options: none.

Tags

See a list of your community’s tags, create new tags, control their privacy and where they link to.

Use: Click tags in the site navigation menu. To create a tag, type its name in the create new tag input box and select it in the menu that appears or type enter. To remove tags, click the x icon.

Options:

  • Linked to: sets the page that the tag should link to. When selected, Pubs that have the tag applied will show a clickable icon that links to the page selected. Default: none

  • Private: sets whether the tag can be seen and applied by non-admins. When selected, tags can only be seen and set by Community Admins. Default: false

Settings

Configure site details, the site header, the homepage, and other site-wide default settings.

Use: Make changes and click save site details to save your changes.

Details

Configure site title, description, favicon, preview image, and accent color.

Options:

  • Title: The title that will display for your site on PubPub, in exports, in RSS, in repositories, in search results, and on social media.

  • Domain: The domain name that will be used for your site. By default, domains are subdomains of PubPub. (ie https://help.pubpub.org). If you want to setup a custom domain name, please get in touch with us at team@pubpub.org. Warning: Changing the domain will cause old links you have previously sent to collaborators to fail.

  • Description: The site description for your community in exports, in RSS, in search results, and on social media.

  • Favicon: The image that will display in browser tabs and icons for your site. Must be square. Click the image preview or pencil icon to replace the image. Click the arrow icon to download the image. Recommended size: 50px x 50px. Default: PubPub icon.

  • Preview: The default image that will display on social media and in search results that link to your site. Click the image preview or pencil icon to replace the image. Click the arrow icon to download the image. Recommended size: 500px x 500px. Default: none.

  • Accent Color: Sets the accent color that will be used for menus throughout your site. Default: #2D2E2F

Configure your site-wide header, including New Pub submission options.

  • Header Logo: The image that will display in the header bar across your site. Click the image preview or pencil icon to replace the image. Click the arrow icon to download the image. Recommended size: ~ 40px x 150px. Default: none, displays site title as text.

  • Public ‘New Pub’ Button: Toggles whether your site should display a new pub button in the header bar, which allows anyone to create a Pub in your community. Community Admins will always see the New Pub button. Default: false

  • Default Pub Tag: Sets the default tags that will be assigned to Pubs created using the new pub button. Default: none

Configure your site’s navigation menu.

  • Show navigation bar: Toggles whether your site should show a navigation bar. Default: true

  • Navigation: Sets the content of your site’s navigation bar. To add an existing page, search for it and select it in the dropdown menu. To add a dropdown, type the name of the dropdown and select it in the menu that appears. To add a page to a dropdown, click add underneath the dropdown and select the page you want to add from the menu that appears. To order navigation items and dropdowns, select the six-dot drag icon to the left of the navigation item and drag it to where you would like it to appear. Default: home is the only navigation item.

Homepage

Configure what will be shown on your homepage. Some of these settings overwrite settings in the Navigation section for the homepage only.

  • Show homepage banner: Toggles whether your site should display a large banner on the homepage in place of the navbar. Default: on.

  • Banner Logo: The logo that will display on your site’s homepage if you have turned on show homepage banner. Click the image preview or pencil icon to replace the image. Click the arrow icon to download the image. Recommended size: 200px x 750px. Default: none, displays site title as text.

  • Banner Background: The background image that will display on your site’s homepage if you have turned on show homepage banner. Click the image preview or pencil icon to replace the image. Click the arrow icon to download the image. Recommended size: 1200px x 800px. Default: none, displays solid background with site accent color.

  • Banner Image: The image that will display on top of your banner background on your site’s homepage if you have turned on show homepage banner. Click the image preview or pencil icon to replace the image. Click the arrow icon to download the image. Recommended size: 600px x 600px. Default: none.

  • Banner Title: The header text that will display on your homepage if you have turned on show homepage banner. Default: community title.

  • Banner Text: The description text that will display on your homepage if you have turned on show homepage banner. Default: none.

  • Hide Header Logo: Whether or not to hide your header logo in the homepage banner. Default: true.

  • Use Header Gradient: Whether the homepage banner background should be overlayed with a dark gradient for better title and description visibility. Default: true.

  • Banner Background Color: The background color that will display on your homepage banner if you have turned on show homepage banner and do not have a Banner Background image set. Default: site accent color.

  • Banner Text Color: The color of banner title and banner text will in your homepage banner. Options: Light or Dark. Default: Light.

  • Primary Button Text: The text of the primary button that will display on your homepage banner if you have turned on show homepage banner. Default: blank, no button shown.

  • Primary Button URL: The url that clicking the primary button will link to on your homepage banner if you have turned on show homepage banner and have added Primary Button Text. Default: blank.

  • Secondary Button Text: The text of the secondary button that will display on your homepage banner if you have turned on show homepage banner. Default: blank, no button shown.

  • Secondary Button URL: The url that clicking the secondary button will link to on your homepage banner if you have turned on show homepage banner and have added Secondary Button Text. Default: blank.

  • Banner Align: How the banner’s elements will be aligned in the banner. Options: Left or Center. Default: Left.

  • Preview: An auto-generated, updating preview of what your homepage banner will look like.

Social

Configure the social options shown in the header and footer of your site.

  • Website: Sets an external website that will be linked to in the header and footer of your site. Default: blank

  • Twitter: Sets the Twitter account will be linked to in the header and footer of your site. Default: blank

  • Facebook: Sets the Facebook account will be linked to in the header and footer of your site. Default: blank

  • Contact Email: Sets the email address that will be linked to in the header and footer of your site. Default: blank

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