25 articles Sites@Duke

Sites@Duke: Logging in

To access your site, log in through the main Sites@Duke Website (http://sites.duke.edu). Visit the site and click the LOGIN button (left hand side of the navigation bar.) Once there, you’ll see the following image:  (Duke users should choose the option: Click here to log in with your DukeNetID.) NOTE: WordPress sites have two URLs. One…

Sites@Duke: Embedding Google docs into your site

How to embed a Google Form (or any other Google doc) into your Sites@Duke website   From your site’s Dashboard, go to the Plugins tab. Scroll down to “Google for WordPress” and click Activate. When you activate this Plugin, another tab, “WP & Google,” will appear on the left-hand side of your screen. Click on…

Sites@Duke: Understanding user roles

In a typical Sites@Duke site, faculty who create the site become the ‘administrators’ and students get added to the site as ‘authors’.  Roles can be modified for different users, and roles have to be selected for each new user added by an administrator. Here’s a quick summary of the different roles available in WordPress. Read…

Sites@Duke: Creating Course Sites

The instructions below are designed for faculty and instructors creating a site for an official Duke course. To create a site for non-course use, follow these instructions.  Faculty and instructors can use a Duke tool called “Toolkits” to quickly create a WordPress site for a course. Creating a site using Toolkits will also add all…