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Configuring a Site
  • 15 Mar 2024
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Configuring a Site

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Article Summary

This section describes the configuration options available on the Site level.

Configuring Menu Visibility

Follow these steps to customize which menu items are shown in your site.

Procedure

  1. Go to Settings > Site Configuration > Menu Visibility.

  2. Deselect any items you would like to hide from the menu. The following options are available:

  3. Click Save.

Configuring Appearance

Configure the level of panorama detail loaded for mobile users, control Point of Interest (POI) appearance, and add style sheets for vector maps.

Procedure

  1. Go to Settings > Site Configuration > Appearance.

  2. Use the up and down arrows at the end of the line Maximum resolution of the panorama images loaded for mobile users to change the level of panorama detail loaded for mobile users.

  3. If you want to add custom style sheets for vector maps, insert the URL to your style sheet between the curly brackets under Vector maps style sheet.

  4. By checking or clearing the selection from the boxes, choose whether or not you want to:

    • Hide the site from the dashboard for Guest Users

    • Show POI and Site Model details as full-screen dialog

    • Show POI names in the Map view

    • Show POI names in the Panorama view

  5. If you want to show only POIs of a specific category, enter the category number under Only show POIs from categories in the comma-separated list. If you enter more than one category number, they need to be separated by commas.

  6. If you want POI visibility to be adjusted, check the box Check and adjust POI visibility.

  7. Click Save.

Configuring Layer Visibility

Procedure

  1. Go to Settings > Site Configuration > Layer Visibility.

  2. Deselect the checkboxes for any layers you want to hide. The following options are available:

  3. Click Save.

Configuring Map Appearance

Procedure

  1. Go to Settings > Site Configuration > Map Appearance.

  2. The following configuration options are available to you:

    • Base map: Select which map to display as a background layer. The default is OpenStreetMap.

    • Map tile URL: If you want to use a different map provider, you can enter the URL here. For example to use Google maps enter the following URL: https://mt2.google.com/vt/lyrs=m@167000000&hl=en-US&x=${x}&y=${y}&z=${z}

    • Map tile size (px): Select between displaying your maps as 512x512 pixel tiles or 256x256 pixel tiles.

    • Map tile zoom bias: Adjust the threshold for loading a new tile zoom level depending on the user's zoom level.

    • Maximum map tile zoom level: Select how far your maps can be zoomed in on a scale of 0 (fully zoomed out) to 22 (fully zoomed in).

    • Minimum map tile zoom level: Select how far your maps can be zoomed out on a scale of 0 (fully zoomed out) to 22 (fully zoomed in).

    Note: To change these settings at an instance level refer here.

  3. Click Save.

Configuring Visibility of Built-In UI Elements

Procedure

  1. Go to Settings > Configuration > Visibility of Built-in UI Elements.

  2. Deselect the checkboxes for any items you would like to hide from your site. To following options are available to you:

  3. Click Save.

Configuring Functionalities

Procedure

  1. Go to Settings > Configuration > Functionality.

  2. By selecting or deselecting the checkboxes, choose whether or not to enable Routing and Site Model search.

  3. Click Save.

Configuring the Primary View

Procedure

  1. Go to Settings > Site Configuration > Primary View.

  2. From the drop-down menus, choose the primary startup view for desktop and mobile devices.

  3. Click Save.

Configuring the Starting Location

The starting location is the first view you see when opening your site.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the desired starting location in your site.

  2. Go to Settings > Site Configuration > Starting Location.

  3. Click Set startup view.

  4. Click Save.


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