WordPress: LSU Overview

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General Information

LSU WordPress is a Web Hosting and Development Solution provided by ITS. This tool enables the creation of Web Sites and Blogs. 

LSU WordPress features a wide variety of Themes to choose from and customize for your blog or website. It also includes a Stats System designed to give you updated statistics (Examples: How many people are visiting your blog?  Where they are coming from?  Which posts are most popular? Which search engine terms are sending people to your blog?), along with Akismet which is a spam blocker that prevents spammers from leaving irrelevant or self-serving comments on your blog.
 

Eligibility Requirements

Available To:   LSU Faculty, Staff, and Eligible Departments.  (Upon Request.)

Credentials:    Log in with your PAWS ID and PAWS Password.

Edit an Existing Site:    Log In to the myLSU Portal.  Click Computing Services | WordPress.
 

Request a WordPress Site

1.  Schedule an Initial Consultation with the Office of Communications and University Relations.

Contact Information:

Ms. Emily Kemp
Systems Administrator, Information Technology Services
E-mail:  emilykemp@lsu.edu

2.  Read and complete the following WordPress Consulting Documents:

a.  Web Client Checklist.

b.  Web Survey (Questions about your current web site and the goals of the new web site.)

c.  Web Site Outline - One Example.

3.  When you are contacted by Emily Kemp, together you will:

a. Develop a Plan for the overall look of the site.

b. Determine the right Tool to use.  
 

Training & Support

LSU WordPress Blog.

ITS Training is provided upon site completion.

Contact Information:

Ms. Lori Martin
Director, Web & New Media Development
E-mail:  lkemp1@lsu.edu

Ms. Emily Kemp
Systems Administrator, Information Technology Services
E-mail:  emilykemp@lsu.edu

 

Related Links

ITS Web Hosting: LSU Overview
 

Examples

LSU Research

LSU School of Library and Information Science (SLIS)

LSU Communication Across the Curriculum (CxC)
 

Referenced from: WordPress.org  and  WordPress.com

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