No Technical Knowledge Needed
The user-friendly interface for adding and editing content requires no technical knowledge, special software, or HTML. You can edit your site from any computer with an internet connection.
Apps & widgets
OpenScholar comes with a set of preconfigured, customizable and reusable apps that satisfy common uses cases in (academic) websites including News, Events and calendaring, Publications, Blog, FAQ, Slideshow, etc.
Control the Look of Your Site
Select from a growing number of professional themes (templates) or create your own unique theme.
Drag and drop layout system
The "drag-and-drop" Tool provides an easy way to arrange the content presentation on any site. You can design site-wide default layouts or create unique layouts for different sections of your site.
Use your custom domain URL for your website. Departments and institutes can use their existing domain for all sites of affiliated scholars.
Harvard Web Publishing provides professional support throughout the process, from defining project goals, to building the site, content strategy consulting and training.
Search pages, publications, posts, events, and comments, etc. The feature also includes advanced search filtering by terms/categories.
Built-in Site Analytics
Easily plug-in and leverage popular site tracking services. Data collected will indicate traffic patterns across your site.