Going Live

Read through the information below detailing steps to take before and after your website launches. 

Before Launch

check boxAnyone working on the website should know that they need to email the OpenScholar support team for urgent needs
check boxTo apply your current domain name to your new website, submit a support ticket
check boxSet the website visibility to "public" before site launch
check boxCheck to make sure that all internal & external links are working
check boxCheck that all downloadable files such as PDFs work and have understandable file names
check boxMake sure that Google Analytics ID has been added (if using)
check boxMake sure URLs are names correctly (OpenScholar generates a URL automatically, but if you renamed a page, the URL does not update automatically)
check boxCheck to see that you have created a privacy policy page for your website
check boxEnsure that content is marked-up semantically (<h2>, <h3>, etc.) and formatted correctly

After Launch

check boxReview your user list to remove people who no longer need the ability to edit the website
check boxDouble check that all internal links work