Resources for TU students, faculty, staff and organizations.
Through Towson University’s WordPress environment, faculty, staff, students and TU organizations can create and manage individual websites. WordPress is a self-service web-publishing platform designed to be a quick and easy way to showcase your research, share ideas, house a portfolio, promote your organization, highlight special events and more. See an example of a new, professional-looking site.
WordPress Reference Guide for Faculty/Staff (PDF) and WordPress Quick Reference Guide for Faculty/Staff (PDF)T Get information on how to build a WordPress site using the faculty/staff template. Topics include: logging in, the dashboard, the visual editor, adding content and making your site live.
WordPress Reference Guide for TU Organizations (PDF). Get information on how to build a WordPress site using the Organization template.
WordPress Reference Guide for Students (PDF). This guide provides basic information on how to build a website using WordPress, showcase a student's interests, education, ideas and accomplishments.
WordPress: Invite Users Plugin (PDF)
This guide walks through how activate and use the Invite Users plugin, which allows website administrators to invite multiple users to view or edit their webpage.
WordPress: Exporting Your Site (PDF)
You can move your TU WordPress site to another WordPress service. Exporting your site will transfer all content and media.
Get up and running with WordPress by watching these videos in this order:
WordPress: Dashboard Navigation (VIDEO)
This comprehensive tour will orient you to the dashboard in WordPress. The dashboard is the first page you arrive at once logged into a WordPress environment and displays quick links to perform common tasks.