My Sites

Quick Start Guide

Where to get support?

If you need any help or have any questions regarding Tufts WordPress please email edtech@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 a starting site template from the drop down list.

d. Press the “Create Site” button.

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Step Four

Celebrate the birth of your new WordPress site!

Step Five

Our installation of WordPress has many themes and plugins to choose from in order to add features and functionality to your site. Feel free to explore and experiment. If you get stuck email edtech@tufts.edu.