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Personalize content and layout

Homepage Help:

Your ecampus Homepage provides you with important resources and information Navigation is provided in the “My Menu” pagelet on the upper left corner of the page. Use this navigation to move around ecampus.

Personalizing your content allows you to have the resources and information you want on your ecampus Homepage when you log in.  To Personalize Content or Layout of your homepage on ecampus: click on Content or Layout in the upper left corner of the window.

FAQ

What is a pagelet?

A pagelet is where the content for your ecampus Homepage is displayed.  Each pagelet is displayed with a yellow title bar on top with content below.  You can select your own content and personalize your ecampus Homepage by clicking on the “Personalize Content” or “Personalize Layout” in the top left corner of the ecampus Homepage.

How do I minimize, but keep pagelets on my ecampus Homepage?

By clicking on the red button with a line on the bottom of it in the top right corner of a pagelet you can minimize the pagelet while still keeping it on your ecampus Homepage.  To maximize your pagelet, click on the red button with a line on the top of it in the top right corner of the pagelet.

How do I close a pagelet from my ecampus Homepage?

You can close a pagelet from the ecampus Homepage by clicking on the red X in the top right corner of a pagelet.

How do I customize a pagelet?

You can customize a pagelet if there is a check mark in the top right corner of a pagelet.  Clicking on the check mark will bring you to a new page that will provide you with customization options.

Customize Pagelets:

Instructions:
  1. Click on the checkmark on the top right corner of a pagelet.
  2. Check the boxes next to the Sections you want listed on your ecampus Homepage.
  3. Under the column of “Order of Appearance,” choose the order that you want your pagelets listed.  You can leave them at their default order if you do not care which order they will appear.

Personalize Content:

Instructions:
  1. Check the box next to the pagelets that you want listed on your ecampus homepage.
  2. Click on “Save” at the bottom left corner or “Return to Home” to cancel changes.  New pagelets will be positioned on the bottom left side of your homepage.   
  3. To change the layout of your pagelets, click on the “Personalize Layout” link located on the ecampus homepage. 
  4. If the pagelets that you want are already checked, you can click on “Personalize Layout” to arrange your pagelet layout.

FAQ

How do I add/remove Content from my ecampus Homepage?

Check the box next to the pagelets that you want listed on your ecampus homepage.  Then click “Save” at the bottom left of the page to save your changes.

Why can't I remove certain Content?

Grayed out check boxes are content that cannot be removed from your ecampus homepage.  They are required pagelets with important information or navigation.

I added a pagelet, but there is no information on it.  How do I get the pagelet information to be displayed?

You have to customize the pagelet before information will be displayed.  You can customize a pagelet if there is a check mark in the top right corner of a pagelet.  Clicking on the check mark will bring you to a new page that will provide you with customization options.

Personalize Layout:

Instructions:
  1. Choose the number of columns you want your pagelets displayed in.
  2. Near the middle of the page, there are two or three Column choices depending on how many columns you chose above.
  3. To move your content, click on the pagelet name and use the yellow arrows to the right to move the pagelets up, down, right, or left through the columns.
  4. To remove a pagelet from this page, click on the pagelet name and click on Delete Pagelet.
  5. Click on Save at the bottom left corner.
  6. To add pagelets to your ecampus Homepage, click on the “Personalize Content” link on the ecampus Homepage.

FAQ

How do I move the pagelet content on my ecampus Homepage?

In Personalize Layout, click and highlight the name of the pagelet you want to move.  Then use the yellow arrows to the right to move the pagelets up, down, right, or left.  Remember to click “Save” at the bottom right of the page to save your changes.

How do I remove a pagelet when I am moving content on my ecampus Homepage?

In Personalize Layout, click and highlight the name of the pagelet you want to delete and click on the yellow button to the right labeled “Delete Pagelet.”  Click “Save” at the bottom right of the page to save your changes.

Why can't I move a Pagelet?

Pagelets with a # next to the name cannot be moved.  They are in a fixed position set by ecampus.  Pagelets with a * next to the name are required pagelets, but are movable.