A design feature with OpenScholar version 3.15 is that text boxes may be compressed to save space on a page. In some cases, like when adding a new publication, the textbox will appear as a small thin line. To expand the textbox so you can add content you can do the following:
Click inside the textbox
The textbox will expand displaying a WYSIWYG editor
If you are receiving large amounts of spam in your email box saying the message was from OpenScholar, you can turn off Anonymous Contact in your Settings. This will help reduce spam coming from the Contact form in OpenScholar. To turn this settings off, follow these steps:
Log in to OpenScholar and click on the Site Info widget (the widget with your name)
at the bottom of this window uncheck Enable contact form for Logged Out users.
Click the Save button to save the changes to your Settings
If you are familiar with HTML, you can edit page sections using the HTML View. To turn on the HTML View, click on the Source button in the text box editor. You can also toggle back to the Rich text Editor by click on the Source button.
Without having to go into the Admin Bar, you can edit (or delete) items right inside a page. To do this hover over the section of the page you want to edit. You should see a gear. When you click on the gear, you will be shown a drop down menu with choices to edit. Depending on the item you are editing, they edit drop down menu will be different.
This link will take you into the Admin Bar section where you can make your edits and save them.
OpenScholar is a website building and content management tool available to faculty and graduate students for hosting professional profile sites and lab sites. OpenScholar sites can contain biographies, CVs, course lists, publications, galleries, and event listings. This service is free of charge.