UO Blogs: Setting Up Your First Blog

Overview

This page will help you set up your first blog when signing in for the first time.

Information

In order to set up your first blog, follow these steps:

1)  Go to http://blogs.uoregon.edu

2)  On the welcome page, choose UO Courses or All Other Sites:

  • For the course blog option, click UO Courses and then click Agree and Continue to proceed:                                                           

 

  • For all other sites, click All Other Sites and then click Agree and Continue to proceed:

 

3)  On the following screen, click the Use My Duck ID button and log in with your Duck ID:

 

4)  Submit your Duck ID credentials to Shibboleth for secure access:

 

5) On first login, you will be directed to the UO Blogs homepage.

 

6)  Go to https://blogs.uoregon.edu/wp-signup.php

7)  Give your site a site name (this cannot be changed later) and a title (which can be changed later). Select language, privacy options, and then click the Create Site button.

Note: Your site name has to meet the following criteria:

  • Use only lowercase letters and numbers.
  • No special characteristics, dashes, underscores, dots, or spaces can be used.
  • Must be at least 4 characters long.

Now that you have created your first site, you may want to investigate how to submit your first post, edit your theme, etc. To find out more on these topics, visit http://blogs.uoregon.edu/help/ from within UO Blogs or the following links:

To help you get started, see the following documentation:

Details

Article ID: 33239
Created
Wed 7/12/17 3:33 PM
Modified
Fri 8/3/18 3:35 PM