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How do I adjust my blog’s privacy settings?

  1. Go to your blog’s Dashboard.
  2. In the Tools menu, click “Privacy”.
  3. Review the available options and select the one that best suits your needs.
  4. When you are finished, click “Save Changes” at the bottom of the page.

How do I delete my MIIS blog?

  1. Login to sites.miis.edu and go to the Dashboard of the blog you want to delete.
  2. In the Tools menu, select “Delete Site”.
  3. Follow the instructions as prompted.

How do I insert a file using Drupal?

Note: you must first upload your file to the appropriate Files (hidden) area before you can insert it on a specific page. See this help article for additional instructions if you need to upload your file.

  1. Make sure you are logged on and in the editing interface for the content where you wish to insert the file.
  2. Click your text in the area you wish to add a file.
  3. Click the “Insert file upload” button. It’s the yellow folder icon, the 1st button in the 3rd row.Photo Upload Button
  4. When the “Insert file upload” console appears on your screen, use the links (starting with “Home”) and find the file on your Files page.
  5. Click the file you wish to insert.
    1. A new window appears.
  6. Use this screen to set the title and description you want associated with your file.
  7. When you’re done, click the “Insert” button.
    1. The window disappears, and the file now appears in the text area where you inserted the file.

  8. When you are finished editing the content, scroll down and click the “Save” button.
    1. The screen returns to “View” mode.

How do I create a GO link?

  1. Navigate to http://go.middlebury.edu/admin.
  2. Click “Create”.Create
  3. You will be asked to sign in using your Exchange credentials (the same username & password you use for your miis.edu email).
  4. Fill out the form that appears. Be sure to select the “miis.edu” radio button if you want the shortcut to begin with http://go.miis.edu/

How do I change my blog tagline?

To change the tagline of your blog (by default it is “You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers”), login to sites.miis.edu. Go to your dashboard and look under Settings < General < Tagline.

WordPress General Settings menu

How do I view my class schedule in BannerWeb?

To access your class schedule and information, navigate through the following pages in BannerWeb.

1. From the Main Menu, select Student Records & Registration.home_screen

2. Then choose Registration.records & registration

3. There are several options to view your schedule.

Concise Student Schedule: A concise listing of all courses, locations, professors, dates, etc.

Student Detail Schedule: A very detailed listing of all courses, locations, professors, dates, etc. (*Just a word of caution: This option is less printer-friendly, using several pages).

Week at a Glance – Schedule by Day & Time: Your schedule listed in a “time block” format, week by week.

If you choose Schedule by Day & Time, you must enter a date within the term of classes. For example, 08/27/2014 in this format. When you click Submit, it will bring up a weekly calendar layout for you to view by week. Use Next Week or Previous Week to view alternate weeks within the term.

How do I view my Grades or Unofficial Transcripts online?

1. Log in to BannerWeb and select the Student Records & Registration.


2. Next,  click on Student Records link.


3. Here you have various options to see your Final Grades or Unofficial Transcripts. You can also view any holds there might be on your account, which could affect your ability to sign up for classes or access your information. If you have any questions about holds on your account, please contact the Records Office.


4. Finally, make sure to exit BannerWeb when you are finished.

How do I use anchor links in Drupal?

You can link to a specific place or section on a page using anchor links. Inserting anchor links is similar to adding hyperlinks within your Drupal pages.

First you will need to identify the page section you would like to link to. Once you have located a spot, you can insert an anchor link using the “Insert/edit anchor” icon (it’s shaped like an anchor!) in the rich-text editor.

Name your anchor appropriately. The anchor name should be something short and easy to remember (you should also avoid using spaces or symbols in the anchor name). In the screenshot below, the anchor is named “A”.

Inserting an Anchor
Inserting an Anchor

Now you’re ready to create a link to the anchor you just made. To get the URL you can use to send people directly to your specific page section, add “#anchorname” to the end of a page URL.

How do I delete a page in Drupal?

Navigate to the page you want to delete. Then, in the Edit Console, click “Settings”.

In the new menu that appears, choose “Delete”.

Press the “Delete” button to move that page and any of its corresponding subpages to the Recycle bin.

Sites DOT MIISThe Middlebury Institute site network.