FAQ

Can I change my site's URL?

No, once you have created your site, you cannot change the URL itself.  You can change the site title via that widget on your page or in the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) settings in the admin control panel (look in Settings-->Global Settings).  You cannot, though, change whatever you initially entered as your site URL.

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Can I change the look and feel of my myPages site?

Right now, there are only limited themes available, one UNH-branded and one not.  We are starting with a very small set of choices, but may have more options in the future.

The OpenScholar development team has plans on their roadmap to do a major overhaul of their templating/theming tools.  That work is expected during the later part of 2017.  Once that work is done, we will look at how these new features could be used to allow more flexibility in site look and...

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Can I have more than one myPages site?

Yes, anyone at UNH can have multiple myPages sites.  We will be putting in a limit on how many individuals can setup on their own, but if there's a need for more, you can contact the UNH IT Service Desk for assistance in going beyond that.

What is happening to the old Pubpages.unh.edu addresses?

There's three stages to the shutdown of Pubpages and migration of service to myPages:

  1. Through May 2017, you can update and edit your existing Pubpages site.  If you get a myPages site setup before the end of May, you can put a link on your Pubpages site to direct visitors to your new website.
  2. After June 1, Pubpages sites will become read-only.  Visitors can still access your old site, but you cannot change them any more.  If you do setup a new personal site within myPages, you can request that IT replace your Pubpages site...
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Does the myPages service allow me to create a website in Dreamweaver or some other tool and then upload the set of files?

No,  the OpenScholar framework is designed to allow users to create websites without having to do HTML or other coding.  You use a set of tools and apps to enter content within the myPages service itself.  You cannot compose a site elsewhere and then upload it for hosting.  We are looking a options to allow linking to individual HTML files so that is someone has some raw data or information to share in HTML format, you can do that.  Currently, you cannot even upload an HTML file within the tool.  Even if we get that working, it still will be limited to...

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