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[[config-basic]]

=== Editing Basic Site Information

[role="summary"]
How to edit basic site information (site name, slogan, and default time zone).

(((Configuring,site)))
(((Site name,configuring)))
(((Site slogan,configuring)))
(((Slogan,configuring)))
(((Site tagline,configuring)))
(((Tagline,configuring)))
(((Site email address,configuring)))
(((Email address,configuring)))
(((Front page,configuring)))
(((Error page,configuring)))
(((Regional setting,configuring)))
(((Locale setting,configuring)))
(((Country setting,configuring)))
(((Time zone setting,configuring)))
(((First day of week,configuring)))

==== Goal

Change basic site information such as _Site name_, _Slogan_,
_Default time zone_.

==== Prerequisite knowledge

<<config-overview>>

//==== Site prerequisites

==== Steps

===== Configuring the basic site information

. In the _Manage_ administrative menu, navigate to _Configuration_ > _System_ >
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_Basic site settings_ (_admin/config/system/site-information_) to change the
_Site name_, _Slogan_, administrative _Email address_, or the _Default front
page_ path.
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. Fill in the available fields as appropriate for your site.
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[width="100%",frame="topbot",options="header"]
|================================
|Field name|Explanation|Example value
|Site name|Used to identify the site and displayed in browsers|Anytown Farmers Market
|Slogan|Usually displayed sitewide|Farm Fresh Food
|Email address|Used as _From_ address in automated email messages (registrations, password resets, etc)|info@example.com
|================================
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--
// Site details section of admin/config/system/site-information.
image:images/config-basic-SiteInfo.png["Site Information"]
--

. After editing the fields, click _Save configuration_ to see the changes
applied to the site.

===== Configuring default Regional settings

. In the _Manage_ administrative menu, navigate to _Configuration_ >
_Regional and Language_ > _Regional settings_
(_admin/config/regional/settings_).

. Select the appropriate country from the _Default country_ select list in the
_Locale_ section, and set which day will be displayed as _First day of week_
on your site.

. In the _Time zones_ section, select the sitewide _Default time zone_ from the
list and configure user-specific time zones.
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// Locale and Time Zones sections of admin/config/regional/settings.
image:images/config-basic-TimeZone.png["Time Zones"]
--

. After editing the fields, click
_Save configuration_ to see the changes applied to the site.

// ==== Expand your understanding
// ==== Related concepts

==== Additional resources

https://www.drupal.org/node/1896670[_Drupal.org_ community documentation page "Getting started with Drupal 8 administration"]


*Attributions*

Written and edited by https://www.drupal.org/u/sree[Sree Veturi],
https://www.drupal.org/u/michaellenahan[Michael Lenahan] at
https://erdfisch.de[erdfisch],
and https://www.drupal.org/u/ifrik[Antje Lorch].