Welcome menu for the admin user provides a convenient user interface for various administration tasks. You can access the Welcome menu from any public or private page.
Log in to Web Space Server as the Admin User.
Navigate to the Welcome menu, and click on the menu item that you need to access.
Home, Control Panel, My Account, Sign Out, Add Application, Layout Template, Manage Pages, Toggle Edit Controls, and My Places are the items which can be accessed from the Welcome menu for the admin user.
You can use the Control Panel to configure the User, Content, Portal, and Server settings. Select Control Panel from the Welcome menu. You can use the tools available on the left menu to perform various administrative tasks.
The tools available to the admin user provide the privileges to perform content management, portal resource administration, server administration, portal administration, WSRP administration, and general administration tasks.
You can select a tool from the left menu to apply settings to it. For example, click 'Server Administration' under 'Server'.
You can perform a number of server maintenance activities from this page.
Similarly, you can apply different kind of settings by using the Control Panel. Click the “Back to Community” link in the top right corner of the page to return to the main page.
To access the My Account page, click the My Account tool from the left menu in the Control Panel or select “My Account” from the Welcome menu.
From this page, you can view the user information, can apply identification settings, and can apply some miscellaneous settings such as, language and display settings.
You can add a portlet or a widget to your page by choosing Add Application from the Welcome menu.
Choose Layout Template from the Welcome Menu. The Layout window appears. The 2 Column (30/70) is the default layout. You can select the radio button for the Layout of your choice and click Save to apply the layout for your account.
You can use Manage Pages from the Welcome Menu to specify a Friendly URL and apply other settings to a Public Page or a Private Page associated with your account.
For more details on Friendly URLs, refer Friendly URLs.
You can use the Welcome menu to toggle edit controls for portlets. Portlets generally have edit control options such as close, maximize, minimize, look and feel, and configuration. You can toggle edit controls on or off by using the Toggle Edit Controls option.
You can select My Places from the Welcome menu to navigate to all the public and private pages of the communities associated with your account. When you click My Places, the page you are on is highlighted in the menu appearing.
A public pageis a page which can be viewed by the Guest user i.e., the public page is accessible without the need to log in. Private pages can be viewed only after you log in.