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


Wednesday, February 8 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Clarkston,
CH 2160
Wednesday, February 8 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Classroom South,
Tuesday, February 14 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Newton,
2N 2220
Wednesday, February 15 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Classroom South,
Monday, February 20 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Dunwoody,
NLRC 2200
Wednesday, February 22 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Classroom South,
Wednesday, March 1 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Alpharetta,
AA 1150
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.