Edit site information

How do I edit the site information?

  1. Go to the SITE INFO tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

    Go to Site Info.
  2. Click Edit Site Information.

    Click Edit Site Information.
  3. Edit "Site Title".

    The site title can only be changed for project sites. Site titles for course sites cannot be changed. 

    Edit Site Title
  4. Select "Site Language".

    If desired, you can change the default language for your site to any of the available languages listed. Languages in this list will vary depending on the language pack(s) installed on your instance.

    Click on the desired language to select it.

    Select site language.
  5. Enter a site description.

    The information entered into the description area will appear on the site's OVERVIEW. You may use the Rich Text Editor here to enter your description.

    Enter a site description.
  6. Enter a short description.

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

    Enter a short description.
  7. Enter the site contact information.

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

    Enter the site contact information.
  8. Click Continue to save your changes.

    Click Continue.

How do I add LaTeX language to my course site?

OWL can display LaTeX equations as mathematical notation in most tools. Using LaTeX options, instructors and students can simply write LaTeX in an enabled tool and the resulting equation will be displayed beautifully.

  1. Go to the SITE INFO tool in the tool menu of your site.

    Go to Site Info.
  2. Click the Edit Site Information button.

    Click on Edit Site Information.
  3. Select "Allow the display of LaTeX math in this site." Click Continue.

    Scroll to the bottom of the "Edit Site Information" screen to find the checkbox to enable the LaTeX language for the site. Then click Continue.

  4. Click Finish to confirm the addition of LaTeX to the course site.

    Click Finish to confirm.
  5. Click Manage Tools.

    From "Site Info" button menu, select "Manage Tools". This opens "Course Site Tools" screen.

    Check LaTeX box next to tool names to enable.

    Use "Selected Tools" list (upper right-hand side of "Course Site Tools" screen) to check boxes for all tools in which you want to use LaTeX equations.


     Click Manage Tools. Check LaTex box next to tool names to enable.
  6. Click Continue, then Finish.

    The confirmation screen displays tools for which LaTeX has been enabled. Click Finish to confirm.

    Click Continue, then Finish.
  7. Enter LaTeX equation in the rich text editor of selected tools.

    Insert "$$" before and after mathematical equation to set it apart from the rest of the text. Math equations are editable in the edit screen of the tool, but will display as an equation in preview and student view.

    Enter LaTex equation in rich text editor of selected tools.
  8. Equation displays as expected in student view.

    Equation displays as expected in student view.