My Sites

Quick Start Guide

Where to get support?

If you need any help or have any questions regarding Tufts WordPress please email it@tufts.edu.

How do I start a blog/site?

Anyone with an active Tufts Username account can log on to this service and create as many WordPress sites as needed. ┬áHere’s how:

Step One

Go to http://sites.tufts.edu and log on using your Tufts Username and Password.

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Step Two

After successful login click on the “Create New Site” button that appears toward the top left of your browser window.

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Step Three

Fill out the new site form.

a. Provide a site address.

b. Provide a site title.

c. Select how visible you want your site to be. We recommend that while your site is being developed that you select “visible only to users that I give permission to”. Once your site is ready to launch you can change it’s visibility settings to be more open.

d. Press the “Create Site” button.

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Step Four

Celebrate the birth of your new WordPress site!

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Step Five

See the FAQs for the basics on getting your new site filled with content and features.