Sites@Duke: How do you control who can see your site?

To control the visibility of your entire site:

From your site’s Dashboard, click on Settings > Reading.

 

Under the Site Visibility section, you can choose one of the options listed. You can limit the site to Admins only or to the users you choose. (NOTE: When you create a subsite for an academic course, the list of users will automatically be filled with the students in your course.) Remember that Sites@Duke is only appropriate for public data. Any data considered restricted or sensitive should not be added to a Sites@Duke website.

More information:

"Registered users" refers to those with a valid NetID or OneLink ID.

Options 3, 4, and 5 apply to the content on the website pages while viewing that website. They do not apply to any files (documents, images, etc.) that may be uploaded to those pages or the website. 

To set the visibility of a new post or page:

When creating your post or page, click the “Edit” link next to “Visibility” in the Publish box.

 

Select one of the options, then click OK.

Click the Publish button when you’re ready to publish your post. You’ve successfully changed the post’s visibility!

To edit the visibility of a single post or page:

Navigate to your post or page by selecting Posts > All Posts or Pages > All Pages from within your Dashboard.

Hover over the post or page and click ‘Edit’.

Click the “Edit” link next to “Visibility” in the Publish box.

Select one of the options, then click OK.

 

Next, click the Update button. You’ve successfully changed the post’s visibility!

Questions? Contact the OIT Service Desk, https://oit.duke.edu/help/.

Article Number: KB0025521