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[[File:Wordpress-acct2.png|thumb|250px|right|Figure 2]]
 
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====Create a blogs.evergreen.edu account====
 
====Create a blogs.evergreen.edu account====
#Navigate a web browser to the  '''[http://blogs.evergreen.edu/wp-signup.php blogs.evergreen.edu create a new account]'''
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#Navigate a web browser to the  '''[http://blogs.evergreen.edu/wp-login.php blogs.evergreen.edu login]''' and login via the CAS login window.
#In the '''Username''' field, enter your Evergreen username. This '''must''' be your Evergreen username (i.e. greima01). See [[:File:Wordpress-acct1.png | Figure 1]]
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#*'''If you already have an account''' created at blogs.evergreen.edu this will login in directly to your dashboard.
#*Need help?  See: [[Evergreen Login Overview]]
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#*'''If you're new''' you will be asked to create an account. Your Evergreen username and email are auto-filled
#Enter your Evergreen email address (even if you have forwarding setup)
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#*Need account help?  See: [[Evergreen Login Overview]]
 
#If you only want to create an account and do not need to set up a blog choose '''Just a username''' and you're done!
 
#If you only want to create an account and do not need to set up a blog choose '''Just a username''' and you're done!
 
====Setting up a new blog====
 
====Setting up a new blog====
#f you also want to craete a new blog site select '''Gimme a blog!''' and click '''Next'''
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#If you also want to create a new blog site select '''Gimme a blog!''' and click '''Next'''
 
#Enter the '''Site Name''' - this will become part of your unique URL or web address and cannot be changed. See [[:File:Wordpress-acct2.png | Figure 2]]
 
#Enter the '''Site Name''' - this will become part of your unique URL or web address and cannot be changed. See [[:File:Wordpress-acct2.png | Figure 2]]
 
#Enter the '''Site Title''' - this will be used in the header section of your site and can be changed later
 
#Enter the '''Site Title''' - this will be used in the header section of your site and can be changed later
#Choose your '''privacy settings''' (will you allow search engines to index this site?). You can always change this later.
 
 
#From the drop-down menu choose the''' blog type''': Program/Course, Individual, Group or Other.
 
#From the drop-down menu choose the''' blog type''': Program/Course, Individual, Group or Other.
 
#Click '''Signup'''. You should now be ready to login to your new blog.
 
#Click '''Signup'''. You should now be ready to login to your new blog.

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I'm new to blogs.evergreen.edu

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Create a blogs.evergreen.edu account

  1. Navigate a web browser to the blogs.evergreen.edu login and login via the CAS login window.
    • If you already have an account created at blogs.evergreen.edu this will login in directly to your dashboard.
    • If you're new you will be asked to create an account. Your Evergreen username and email are auto-filled
    • Need account help? See: Evergreen Login Overview
  2. If you only want to create an account and do not need to set up a blog choose Just a username and you're done!

Setting up a new blog

  1. If you also want to create a new blog site select Gimme a blog! and click Next
  2. Enter the Site Name - this will become part of your unique URL or web address and cannot be changed. See Figure 2
  3. Enter the Site Title - this will be used in the header section of your site and can be changed later
  4. From the drop-down menu choose the blog type: Program/Course, Individual, Group or Other.
  5. Click Signup. You should now be ready to login to your new blog.


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