Create New Site - First Time in WordPress

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Create a new account and site for users new to

I'm new to

Create a new account through the dashboard
The final step in creating a live link 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

Create a account and a new blog

  1. Navigate a web browser to the login and login via the CAS login window.
    • If you already have an account Click login/signup then you should be automatically redirected to the 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 the + New drop down menu and select Page OR select My Sites from the sidebar and select Add New
  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 only. To make your site publicly viewable: Change your privacy settings.