About Skidmore’s WordPress

If you’re new to WordPress, you’ve come to the right page… and we’re glad you’re here!

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions. If you can’t find an answer, we will help you. Send an email to acadtech at skidmore dot edu or submit a help desk ticket¬†We also hold WordPress open tutorial sessions every week in Library 222 during Fall and Spring semester. Drop-ins are welcome to stop by and create a personal website and work on building it out with content of your choice along with our support. If interested, we’ll even give you a free domain while you’re a student that you can maintain after graduation if you so wish. Here’s an example of a custom domain¬†built with a WordPress homepage by a student. Here is one by an academic technologist.

How do I get a blog or site set up on Skidmore’s WordPress?

How do I access my blog?

How do I make changes to my blog?

How do I create and edit a post?

How do I use the WordPress visual editor to format text?

How do I add an image to a post?

How do I add files, such as Word documents and PDFs, to my site?

How do I create a page?

How do I create a hyperlink in a post?

How do I create and assign categories?

How do I make and manage comments?

How do I allow comments to automatically publish without moderation or my approval?

How do I customize the look of my blog?

How do I quickly add a custom image header with the easy-to-use-and-customize 2015 Theme?


Advanced Themes

Divi Theme

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