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How to create a WordPress site at wordpress.evergreen.edu
 
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===I'm new to blogs.evergreen.edu===
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===I'm new to wordpress.evergreen.edu===
 
[[File:Screen Shot 2017-08-15 at 2.28.44 PM.png|200px|thumb|How to navigate to '''My Sites''']]
 
[[File:Screen Shot 2017-08-15 at 2.28.44 PM.png|200px|thumb|How to navigate to '''My Sites''']]
 
[[File:Screen Shot 2017-08-15 at 2.23.40 PM.png|200px|thumb|Create a new site from '''My Sites''']]
 
[[File:Screen Shot 2017-08-15 at 2.23.40 PM.png|200px|thumb|Create a new site from '''My Sites''']]
 
[[File:Screen Shot 2017-08-11 at 2.27.15 PM.png|200px|thumb|right|The final step in creating a live link]]
 
[[File:Screen Shot 2017-08-11 at 2.27.15 PM.png|200px|thumb|right|The final step in creating a live link]]
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.
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"wordpress.evergreen.edu" is Evergreen's WordPress instance primarily for students and community members looking to self-create a WordPress website for blogging, an academic journal, portfolio, project, or more. To create your own site, all you need is an Evergreen email address and login.  
====Create a blogs.evergreen.edu account and a new blog====
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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.
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'''NOTE TO FACULTY:''' Requests for curricular WordPress sites (at '''sites'''.evergreen.edu) can be submitted at help.evergreen.edu.
#*'''If you already have an account''' Click '''login/signup''' then you should be automatically redirected to the dashboard.  
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#*'''If you're new''' you will be asked to create an account. Your Evergreen username and email are auto-filled
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====Create a wordpress.evergreen.edu account and a new website====
#*Need account help?  See: [[Evergreen Login Overview]]
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#Navigate a web browser to the  '''[http://wordpress.evergreen.edu/ wordpress.evergreen.edu]''' and click '''Login''' - you should be automatically redirected to the Dashboard.
#To create a new blog site select '''My Sites''' from the sidebar and select '''Add New'''
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#To create a new WordPress site, select '''My Sites''' at top left, in the bar that runs across the top of the browser page, and click the '''Add New''' button.
 
#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
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#Enter the '''Site Title''' - this will be used as the title for your site, will display in the header section of your site and can be changed later
#From the drop-down menu choose the''' blog type''': Program/Course, Individual, Group or Other.
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#Under the '''Site title''' section, there is a list of different privacy settings you can choose from. To avoid making your new site public (open to the world) select one of the following options:
#Click '''Create Site'''. You should now be ready to login to your new blog.
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===If You Want Your Site to be Private===
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Under the '''Site title''' section, there is a list of different privacy settings you can choose from. These are...
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*'''Visible only to registered users of this network'''- Only people with an Evergreen Username can see your site  
 
*'''Visible only to registered users of this network'''- Only people with an Evergreen Username can see your site  
 
*'''Visible only to registered users of this site''' - Only people you add to your site can see it
 
*'''Visible only to registered users of this site''' - Only people you add to your site can see it
 
*'''Visible only to administrators of this site'''- Only admins can see the site
 
*'''Visible only to administrators of this site'''- Only admins can see the site
 
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You can always change the visibility of your website later, when you're sure you'd like to share it publicly, for example, with family and friends.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:40, 3 February 2021

How to create a WordPress site at wordpress.evergreen.edu

I'm new to wordpress.evergreen.edu

How to navigate to My Sites
Create a new site from My Sites
The final step in creating a live link

"wordpress.evergreen.edu" is Evergreen's WordPress instance primarily for students and community members looking to self-create a WordPress website for blogging, an academic journal, portfolio, project, or more. To create your own site, all you need is an Evergreen email address and login.

NOTE TO FACULTY: Requests for curricular WordPress sites (at sites.evergreen.edu) can be submitted at help.evergreen.edu.

Create a wordpress.evergreen.edu account and a new website

  1. Navigate a web browser to the wordpress.evergreen.edu and click Login - you should be automatically redirected to the Dashboard.
  2. To create a new WordPress site, select My Sites at top left, in the bar that runs across the top of the browser page, and click the Add New button.
  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 as the title for your site, will display in the header section of your site and can be changed later
  5. Under the Site title section, there is a list of different privacy settings you can choose from. To avoid making your new site public (open to the world) select one of the following options:
  • Visible only to registered users of this network- Only people with an Evergreen Username can see your site
  • Visible only to registered users of this site - Only people you add to your site can see it
  • Visible only to administrators of this site- Only admins can see the site

You can always change the visibility of your website later, when you're sure you'd like to share it publicly, for example, with family and friends.