How to Customize Your TigerTracks Portal Layout

After logging in to TigerTracks, you can customize your layout by adding, removing, and arranging portal content as well as by changing the color schemes. Portal content such as Announcements, Webmail, Atomic Learning, and Local Weather are often referred to as "channels", and color schemes as "skins". There are a variety of channels and skins available in TigerTracks.

To access TigerTracks Help, go to the TigerTracks home page at tigertracks.fhsu.edu and click on the Help tab.

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How do I customize the portal skin (color scheme)?

How do I add or remove channels and tabs and resize columns?

How do I open content in a new window?

How do I add the TigerTracks Elections channel?


How do I customize the portal skin (color scheme)?

  1. Click on the Preferences link in the upper right corner.
  2. Click Choose a skin.
  3. Select the skin you wish to use.
  4. Click Apply.
  5. Return to the portal by clicking the round "Return to Portal" button in the upper left hand corner.

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How do I add or remove channels and tabs and resize columns?

Note: Some Channels and Tabs may be unremovable.

For all layout modifications discussed below, click on the Preferences link in the upper right corner of the Navigation Bar. When you have completed modifications, return to the portal by clicking the round "Return to Portal" button in the upper left corner.

Channels

To add a channel:

  1. Select the Tab you wish to add content to and click New Channel.
  2. Select a category from the drop-down menu and then click Go.
  3. Select a specific channel.
  4. Click Add.

To remove a channel:

  • Click on the X button at the top right corner of the channel.

Tabs

To add a new Tab:

  1. Click on New Tab.
  2. Under "Steps for adding this new tab", type a name in the “Name the tab” field.
  3. Select a position for the Tab.
  4. Click Submit.

To remove a Tab:

  1. Select the Tab you wish to remove.
  2. Click "Delete this tab".

Columns

To resize a column:

  1. Click on the Tab you would like to edit.
  2. Click on Select Column at the top of the column you would like to resize.
  3. Under "Options for modifying this column", enter the percentage of the total page width each column should occupy.
  4. Click Submit.

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How do I open content in a new window?

On the upper right corner of your channel, click the Detach button and a new window will pop up.

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