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Choose from 6 themes for faculty and labs
Each is branded for the University of Virginia. Four of these six templates are ‘pre-set’ meaning the information architecture is already in place for you, to expedite and facilitate your website building process. You can click on each example below and explore it before you make a selection.
The user-friendly interface for adding and editing content requires no technical knowledge, special software, or HTML. You can edit your site from any computer with an internet connection.
Drag and drop layout system
The "drag-and-drop" tool provides an easy way to arrange the content presentation on any site. You can design site-wide default layouts or create unique layouts for different sections of your site.
OpenScholar provides professional, help desk style support, and robust, regularly updated documentation.
Apps & widgets
OpenScholar comes with a set of preconfigured, customizable and reusable apps that satisfy common use cases in (academic) websites including News, Events and calendaring, Publications, Blog, FAQ, Slideshow, etc.
Use your custom domain URL for your website. Departments and institutes can use their existing domain for all sites of affiliated scholars.
Search pages, publications, posts, events, and comments, etc. The feature also includes advanced search filtering by terms/categories.
Control the Look of Your Site
Select from a growing number of professional themes (templates) or create your own unique theme.
Social Media Integration
Allow sharing of your content on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.
Built-in Site Analytics
Easily plug-in and leverage popular site tracking services. Data collected will indicate traffic patterns across your site.