WordPress Tutorial for blogs.evergreen.edu

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Everything you need to know to get started using WordPress at blogs.evergreen.edu.

Getting Started

Create a New WordPress Site

blogs.evergreen.edu is Evergreen's WordPress instance primarily for community members looking to self-create a wordpres 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.

Driving in WordPress

Site Settings

  • General Settings - Change the title and subtitle of your site
  • Change the default Privacy Settings. All newly created blogs are set to private (requiring login to view), change this under Settings > Reading.

Writing and Managing your content

Images and linked files


Designing Your Site

Working with themes

Themes allow you to change the design of your blog at anytime. Changing your theme will not affect the primary content of your site.

Sidebars

Many themes support sidebar content. Often times if you don't anything to your side bar a default set of "widgets" will appear. You can change this by adding your own widgets.

Front Page and Navigation

Adding functionality to your site

  • Use plugins to enable new features in your site.

Embedding media

Still have WordPress questions?