• What are channels?

NEIUport displays content through channels: Topic-specific areas which provide convenient access to information, applications, or other Web resources you may want to access.

• How do I add additional channels?

  1. 1.In the top left-hand corner of the page above the system tabs, locate and click the Content/Layout link.

  2. 2.You will see the Manage Content/Layout page which allows you to change aspects of your user layout, such as adding tabs, moving or deleting channels, etc. Select the tab to which you want to add a new channel by clicking its name.

  3. 3.Locate the column and position where you want to add the channel and click the Add Channel button.

  4. 4.From the menu system provided, select a specific channel and click Add Channel.

  5. 5.Click the “Back To Tab Name” link which is located in the upper left-hand side of the screen.

• How do I remove channels?

In the top right-hand corner of each channel is a box with an “X”. Clicking on the “X” will remove the channel.

• How do I customize channel columns?

  1. 1.In the top left-hand corner of the page above the system tabs, locate and click the Content/Layout link.

  2. 2.You will see the Manage Content/Layout page which allows you to change aspects of your user layout, such as adding tabs, moving or deleting channels, etc.

  3. 3.Locate the column you want to adjust and click the Select Column button.

  4. 4.Options will appear near the top of the screen which allow you to enter new percentages for column width and to delete the selected column.

  5. 5.When finished, click on the link back to “tab name” located in the top left-hand corner.

  1. 1.In the top left-hand corner of the page above the system tabs, locate and click the Content/Layout link.

  2. 2.You will see the Manage Content/Layout page which allows you to change aspects of your user layout, such as adding tabs, moving or deleting channels, etc.

  3. 3.Click on the Add New Tab button which is located to the right of your existing tabs.

  4. 4.Enter a name for the new tab.

  5. 5.You will also decide if it will be a Traditional tab (one which makes use of NEIUport channels) or a Framed tab. A Framed tab will open up the web page you enter in the URL text box. (ie, http://www.neiu.edu).

  6. 6.Finally, select where the new tab will appear on the screen and click on the Submit button.

• How do I add additional channel tabs?

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