Add or change categories in the Site Directory

The Site Directory provides a central location from which you can view and organize all Web sites that are associated with a portal site. To organize and display the sites in meaningful ways, you can create categories in which to group the sites. As your portal site grows and your organization changes, you may want to make changes to the categories in the Site Directory. You can change or delete the default categories in the Site Directory to suit your organizational structure or business processes.

Note: After you change categories or add new ones, you must edit all existing sites to ensure that they are in the correct categories. Additionally, ensure that the new or changed categories are available on the Create Site page.

Add a new category to the Site Directory

  1. On the Top Navigation bar, click Sites to open the Site Directory.

  2. In the Site Directory, click the Site Actions menu, click Edit Page.

  3. In the Categories section, click Create New Category.

  4. On the Create Column page, type a name for the new category in the Column name box, ensure that the Choice option is selected, select additional category settings as needed, and then type the choices you would like to see under the category heading.

  5. Make sure that the Add to default view checkbox is selected, and then click OK.

  6. On the Customize Sites page, in the Views section, click Categories.

  7. In the Columns section, arrange the columns by selecting options in the Position from Left list, and then clickOK.

  8. On the Top Navigation bar, click Sites to return to the Site Directory, and then click Publish.

Change categories in the Site Directory

  1. On the Top Navigation bar, click Sites to open the Site Directory.

  2. In the Site Directory, click the Site Actions menu, and then click Edit Page.

  3. In the Categories section, click Edit Sites and Categories.

  4. On the Sites page, click the Settings menu, and then click List Settings.

  5. On the Customize Sites page, in the Columns section, click the category name that you want to change.

  6. On the Change Column page, make the changes that you want, and then click OK.

  7. On the Customize Sites page, in the Views section, click Categories.

  8. On the Edit View page, if the Make this the default view check box is displayed, ensure that it is selected, and then in the Columns section, make sure that the check box for the column (category) that you changed is selected and is correctly positioned in the Position from Left list.

  9. Click OK to return to the Customize Sites page.

  10. On the Top Navigation bar, click Sites to return to the Site Directory, and then click Publish.

Delete a Site Directory category

  1. On the Top Navigation bar, click Sites to open the Site Directory.

  2. In the Site Directory, click the Site Actions menu, and then click Edit Page.

  3. In the Categories section, click Edit Sites and Categories.

  4. On the Sites page, click the Settings menu, and then click List Settings.

  5. On the Customize Sites page, in the Columns section, click the category name that you want to delete.

  6. On the Change Column page, scroll to the bottom of the page, and then click Delete.

  7. On the Top Navigation bar, click Sites to return to the Site Directory, and then click Publish.

Add or change the Site Directory category of an existing site

  1. On the Top Navigation bar of the portal site home page, click Sites to open the Site Directory.

  2. On the Site Actions menu, click View All Site Content.

  3. On the All Site Content page, in the Lists section, click Sites.

  4. On the Sites page, on the View menu, click All Sites.

  5. Rest the pointer on the site that you want to change, click the arrow that appears, and then click Edit Item.

  6. On the Sites page, select the category in which you want the site to be displayed, and then click OK.

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