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blogs.evergreen.edu is Evergreen's WordPress instance primarily for community members looking to self-create a wordpress site/blog/academic journal. To create your own site, all you need is an evergreen email address and login. Faculty looking to create a curricular site using WordPress should use sites.evergreen.edu.
 
blogs.evergreen.edu is Evergreen's WordPress instance primarily for community members looking to self-create a wordpress site/blog/academic journal. To create your own site, all you need is an evergreen email address and login. Faculty looking to create a curricular site using WordPress should use sites.evergreen.edu.
====Create a blogs.evergreen.edu account====
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====Create a blogs.evergreen.edu account and a new blog====
 
#Navigate a web browser to the  '''[http://blogs.evergreen.edu/wp-login.php blogs.evergreen.edu login]''' and login via the CAS login window.
 
#Navigate a web browser to the  '''[http://blogs.evergreen.edu/wp-login.php 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 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
 
#*'''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]]
 
#*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 click the '''Next''' button
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#To create a new blog site select '''Gimme a Site!''' and click '''Next'''
====Setting up a new blog====
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#If you also want to create a new blog site select '''Gimme a Site!''' and click '''Next'''
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#Enter the '''Site Name''' - this will become part of your unique URL or web address and cannot be changed.
 
#Enter the '''Site Name''' - this will become part of your unique URL or web address and cannot be changed.
 
#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

Revision as of 10:17, 14 October 2016


Create a new account and site for users new to blogs.evergreen.edu

I'm new to blogs.evergreen.edu

Create a new account
Create a site

blogs.evergreen.edu is Evergreen's WordPress instance primarily for community members looking to self-create a wordpress site/blog/academic journal. To create your own site, all you need is an evergreen email address and login. Faculty looking to create a curricular site using WordPress should use sites.evergreen.edu.

Create a blogs.evergreen.edu account and a new blog

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

Your site is not public, yet

When you first create a site it defaults to be viewable by logged-in users of blogs.evergreen.edu only. To make your site publicly viewable: Change your privacy settings.


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