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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

  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 click the Next button

Setting up a new blog

  1. If you also want to create a new blog site select Gimme a Site! and click Next
  2. Enter the Site Name - this will become part of your unique URL or web address and cannot be changed.
  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.

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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