Quick Start in LiveWhale
The following is a list of some of our most common requests.
How to get access
Contact New Media at the upper campus and the Web Developer at the Law School for access. Supply @lclark.edu email addresses.
How to log in
Go to the page you want to edit and click on “Editor Login” at the bottom right of the screen.
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Go to this URL: http://www.lclark.edu/livewhale
How to edit a page
Go the page you want to edit, log in by clicking on “Editor Login” at the bottom right of the screen. Once logged in, you’ll see a black bar at the top of the screen with links. This is the Control Panel.
To edit the live page (also known as the ‘front-end’), click on “Edit Page” on the left side of the Control Panel. You’ll see a toolbar.
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Log in to the LiveWhale CMS (also known as the ‘back-end’) by going to http://www.lclark.edu/livewhale and clicking on the “Pages” tab.
How to create a new event
Log in to LiveWhale through http://www.lclark.edu/livewhale and click on the “Events” tab. You should see a calendar. Click on the blue button next to the “Manage Events” title. It reads: “Add a new event.”
A popup dialog box appears. If you don’t need a reservation or your space is confirmed, click on the appropriate button.
You should now be in the “Add a new event” form page. The required fields to fill are Title, Start Date & Time, Location, Summary, Event Description, and Tags.
To make your event live, choose “Live” in the drop-down menu in the upper right-hand corner (default is “Hidden”) and click on the “Save this event” button at the bottom of the page.
How to add your event on the Digital Screen
Required: Add a “Place” to your event and tag it with one or more of the following tags:
- send-to-undergraduate > undergraduate campus screens
- send-to-graduate > graduate campus screens
- send-to-law > law campus screens
The vertical strip of photos is persistent in your group’s site. To make changes, send your digital photos to the support team where someone will work with you and make suggestions, if needed.
How to create/edit navigation links
Log in, go to LiveWhale, click on “Pages” tab, click on “Your Pages” sub-link. You are now in the Navigation edit screen.
Don’t see a navigation? This probably means your site hasn’t been set up yet. Contact the support team.
You see a navigation but your changes aren’t reflected on your pages? This might mean links were created but your site hasn’t been configured yet. Again, contact the support team. More about navigations
How to change your Contact information
This section is off-limits to anyone except super-admins. Contact someone on the support team with your changes.
How to add Social Media links
Social Media channels are configured along with contact information. Send your Facebook, Twitter or YouTube links to the support team.