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Digital Literacy Projects: WordPress

Information about a few types of digital literacy projects.

All faculty, staff, and students of UNC-Chapel Hill can create up to five (5) WordPress sites on  

To begin, you can click on the Log In text in the upper right hand corner of the screen (see screenshot below) or click on the Create Your Site button on the screen.  You will be asked to login with your Onyen and password.

Screenshot of the main page on

















You will be asked questions concerning your site.  Two of the questions deal with the site name and site address.

Screenshot of browser tab and address bar showing the site name and address.

Site name - the name of your website which will appear on the tab for page in the browser and will be used by search engines to index your site.  In the screenshot above it is highlighted in a rectangle.  This can be changed if desired.

Site address - this is the part that will be found after the in the address bar.  In the screenshot above, it is at the end of the yellow arrow.  This cannot be changed.  Once you decide on an address, it is permanent until the site is deleted.

Once the site has been created, you will receive an email with a link to your new site.  

WordPress Tutorial

How to create and manage pages in WordPress using

How to create and manage posts in WordPress using

How to manage your site availability and other tools in WordPress using

WordPress Course

Media & Design Center Staff

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Lynn Eades
Media & Design Center
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Chapel Hill, NC 27599