Create a Siteimprove Account


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Request a user account

  1. Create a user account by logging into siteimprove.umd.edu.
  2. To gain access to your websites, please contact your unit administrator or the Division of Information Technology (DIT) at itaccessibility@umd.edu.
  3. Once your websites have been assigned to your account, you will be granted user access to the Siteimprove website, modules, help center and training materials.

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Request an admin account

  1. Create a user account by logging into siteimprove.umd.edu.
  2. Contact itaccessibility@umd.edu to request the admin account. You will receive the Siteimprove service level agreement (SLA).
  3. Complete and sign the "Siteimprove Admin Service Level Agreement (SLA)".
  4. Submit the signed SLA to itaccessibility@umd.edu or by campus mail to the IT Accessibility Office at 0117C Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center (ESJ).
  5. Once your account has been set up, you will be granted full admin access to the Siteimprove website, modules, help center and training materials.

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The differences between user and admin roles

Siteimprove roles and their use:

Role Access summary
Admin All view permissions and action permissions, and access to settings with the ability to add and edit websites, manage users, create groups, etc. See complete list below.
User All view permissions and some action permissions, but no access to settings.

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Siteimprove functionality available by user role

General
View/Action Permission Admin User
Export (CSV/PDF)
Export to report template
Recheck single pages/pdfs
Recheck own groups
Re-crawl entire website
Add and delete single page checks
View graph annotations
Manage annotations

 

Quality assurance
View/Action Permission Admin User
View QA data
Ignore broken links
Manage misspellings
Upload words to dictionary
View readability data
Manage readability actions
Manage readability actions
View content policy data
Manage policies
View inventory
Manage inventory

 

SEO
View/Action Permission Admin User
View SEO data
Ignore issues at page level & site level
Change responsibility for an issue
Manage keywords

 

Accessibility
View/Action Permission Admin User
View accessibility data
Ignore at page level
Ignore issue at site level
Ignore item at site level
Re-calculate issues
Change responsibility

 

Policy
View/Action Permission Admin User
View policies
Manage policies
Create policy for all sites
Add policy from library
View policy event log

 

Response
View/Action Permission Admin User
View response data

 

Manage users
View/Action Permission Admin User
View user details
Manage users
View own profile
Edit own profile
View roles
Manage roles

 

Settings
View/Action Permission Admin User
Account information
View sites
Manage sites
Add/delete sites
View groups
Manage groups
View readability settings
Manage readability test for all sites
View PDF check
Manage PDF checking
Manage response
View tags
Manage tags

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