Configure your data portal
Data Fair allows to present your data in a portal.
It is possible to configure several portals for the same account.
Portals can be public, for open data, or private to share data internally.
The portal configuration page is accessible through the navigation bar. A list of your portals is available. You can create, delete, configure and duplicate your portals.
Configure a portal
A portal can be created with the Create a new portal button.
A default configuration is available on your portal.
When setting up your portal, you are working on a Draft. Once you are satisfied with your draft, you can save it to Current Version. The Current version is the version presented to the visitors of your portal.
The portal configuration interface is divided into 5 parts:
- The configuration menu allows to modify the various parameters of your portal.
- Allows you to switch from draft to current version
- The preview allows you to view the draft or the current version of your portal.
- The Publish draft button allows you to switch your draft to the current version. The Reset button allows to return to the default configuration.
- Edit content pages, allows you to add new written page to your portal
Customize your data portals, without code
The General section allows you to customize the elements common to the different portal pages such as colors, logo, main image and favicon.
You can activate or remove the authentication for your portal (open data portal, public portal with certain data in private, private portal).
It is possible to add several links in the footer.
This section allows you to customize the home page.
The main image can be displayed as a banner and it is also possible to display a visualization as a banner.
An editorial text will be displayed by entering a description.
It is possible to display the key indicators, the thematics and to highlight a visualization on your home page.
You can also define the number of datasets and / or visualizations you want to highlight.
The content section allows to set the navigation mode on the dataset and visualization pages.
You can choose to have infinite scroll navigation or a pagination navigation.
Communication & contact
Allows to enter your website, twitter, Facebook, linkedin, youtube and instagram account.
By adding your contact email, the Contact page will be available in the navigation bar of your portal.
The monitoring allows to configure the activity tracking used on your portal such as Matomo (Piwik) or Google Analytics.
The technical settings allow you to customize the portal header and footer a little more.
It is possible to modify these two sections with HTML and CSS code.
Edit content pages
Content pages allow to create different types of pages: articles, thematic pages around several datasets, news pages, data storytelling, licenses, conditions of use, etc. and to give them even more context or create dashboards integrating different data.
A page is created with 3 steps: First you choose the page template, then you fill in the different elements using a form adapted to the chosen page template with a preview of the result.
It is possible to prepare pages and publish them later.
In addition to entering free text, it is possible to integrate different types of elements: dataset table, visualizations, list of datasets, integration of external content, etc.
Customize your portal
It's possible to chose the acces to the content pages of your portal. Links can be displayed on the navigation bar, or in a scroll menu.
Content pages can be public or private.