"System Settings" in the Administration tab is where administrators can find some key information and make changes to some important settings, such as timezone, publishing capability, system-wide banners, and more.
The first thing administrators see when they click on "System Settings" is "System Information" which gives users a brief glimpse as to what their current configuration has enabled. To edit any of the settings, you'll have to click on the link that says "Click Here to Edit Settings".
Editing System Settings
After clicking on the link to edit the settings, you'll be able to start making changes to various items. Please find descriptions of each below.
The language key is set to English by default and is the only option currently available.
Timezone can be changed to reflect the locality of the institution by clicking on the drop down and switching the the correct zone before clicking on the "Save" button at the bottom of the page.
Custom HTML can be added to the system-wide footer by editing what's in this dialogue before clicking on the "Save" button at the bottom of the page.
System-wide headers or banners can be very easily replaced within "System Settings". The current standard width for system-wide banners in Digication is 779 pixels wide and the maximum height is 200 pixels. Once a JPEG banner has been created with the correct dimensions, simply click on "Choose File" to find the banner and then click on "Upload" before clicking on the "Save" button at the bottom of the page.
The license agreement that users receive when they first log into Digication for an institution can be modified by entering text within the "License Agreement" box before clicking on the "Save" button at the bottom of the page.
Messages containing support information can be entered by adding text to this field. Please note that if you already have a custom message which includes HTML that Digication has made available to logged in users, this text will not show. For more information regarding customized HTML information within dashboards, please contact support at firstname.lastname@example.org
If your school has a custom login page URL that you would like to use, you can paste that URL into the provided field before clicking on the "Save" button at the bottom of the page. For more information on custom login pages and how to set them up, you can contact support at email@example.com
The "Permissions" settings are very important; they allow for the addition or limiting of user capabilities within a particular system. In most instances, the three options that are checked off are:
- The ability for users to change passwords
- The ability for users to upload a profile picture
- The ability for users to make an ePortfolio public and accessible to everyone on the web
Before attempting to change or enable additional settings, we would advise you to contact support at firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure that the intended changes do not conflict with any integrations that may be in place.