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Why would I create a site?

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How do I set up my profile page?

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How do I change my Commons Email?

How can I change my password?

After logging into the Commons, go to the top black navigation bar and hover over your avatar.  Go to: My Settings» General. Enter your current password and  your new password, then scroll down and select “Save Changes.”

How can I invite my students to join the Commons and to join my class group?

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How Can Groups Use The Commons?

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Where can I find metrics and analytics for my site on the Commons?

Let us know if you want us to add your site to Google Analytics. We’ll be happy to set you up and provide weekly or monthly reports, emailed to you. They can be formatted as either a spreadsheet or a PDF.

There are other options as well:

Statistics For Your Site

Read about Google Analytics on the Commons:

Getting Started with Google Analytics

How can I prevent my profile from showing up in a Google search?

Right now, there is not a way to make Profiles private, but we can look into developing that functionality. For now, users worried about privacy should avoid using their full names on their profiles (some combination of initials and first or last names might be good). Certain profile fields can be made visible to only yourself, to your friends on the Commons, logged in members of the Commons, or the default – to everyone.  To change profile field visibility, go to click on the “Change” hyperlink next to the text that reads: “This field can be seen by: Everyone Change.” Most, be not every field has this visibility setting.

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