Lock users’ dashboard panels

Use this tool with caution as it prevents users from adding useful dashboard panels

  1. Log in as Admin
  2. Go to ‘Manage’ > ‘Dashboard manager’

To create a dashboard design

  1. Under ‘Designs’ click the button on the right ‘Create new design’
  2. Provide a name and description and click ‘Continue’
  3. You will see your new design in the box.
  4. Click the ‘Panels’ link
  5. Click ‘Edit panels’
  6. Move panels around and delete any you don’t want users to have.
  7. Click ‘Add panel’
  8. Add any panels you want
  9. Click ‘Close’
  10. Move your new panels around until you are happy with the design
  11. Click ‘Save changes’

To publish a dashboard design

  1. Next to your chosen design click the ‘Publish’ link
  2. Choose who you want to apply the design to. Currently the choice is ‘Students’ ‘Staff’ or ‘Guests’
  3. If you choose student you can then choose a year group
  4. Click ‘Publish’
  5. The changes may take up to 5 minutes to take effect. Users can speed this up by logging out and in again


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