WordPress on sites.gsu.edu

Need a personalized and professional web presence? Learn WordPress skills on EduBlogs, a WordPress instance customized for the Georgia State community. It’s free and easy-to-use; no coding necessary. Create photo galleries, host a blog, show off your academic portfolio, all free and easy at sites.gsu.edu.

NOTICE: This is a general WordPress training that deals specifically with WordPress sites created at sites.gsu.edu.

For assistance with departmental or other administrative gsu.edu sites, please contact University Marketing and Communications at tickets@gsu.uservoice.com. They offer WordPress Open Labs on Thursdays from 9am – 3pm for help and support from experts and other WordPress users on campus.

Workshop Topics

  • Setting up your personal site
  • Creating pages and posts
  • Adding and editing text
  • Adding and editing multimedia
  • Using templates
  • Adding widgets
Prerequisites: No prior experience necessary.
You will need a valid CampusID to log in and use the software for this course.
Contact: panthertech@gsu.edu

Registration

DATE TIME LOCATION ATTEND
Thursday, July 6 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Newton Campus
Room 2N 2220
Register 
Friday, July 14 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Dunwoody Campus
Room NLRC 2200
Register 
Tuesday, July 11 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Clarkston Campus
Room CL 2220
Register 
You will need to bring your PantherCard the first day of class.

If the date for which you want to register does not appear, that session is not available yet. In the meantime, we encourage you to check out available online training options Lynda.com and Skillsoft. The library also offers a variety of training workshops, as does the ODCS. Faculty members can still schedule custom technology workshops for themselves, or for groups of eight or more people. To schedule a session, contact us at ciitraining@gsu.edu or 404-413-4700.