Getting Started

Logging In Go to studentwork.hampshire.edu/yoursitename/wp-admin and log in. This takes you to the behind-the-scenes “Dashboard” view. To just view the site, the URL …

Add a New Post

Each student will add one post for each assignment. One post can contain text, media, images, etc. Here are the main steps: …

Add Images

Get your cursor on a new line and click the Add Media button This will take you to the media library. To upload …

Add Media

Videos and sound clips unfortunately cannot be hosted on this WordPress system. This type of media, however, can be hosted on a …

Image Sizes & Editing

A Note about Image Sizes Huge images can take a long time to load on a web page and can bog the …

Embed a Google Map

A custom Google Map that has been saved under “My Maps” can be embedded on your site. Here’s how: Go to the map view …

Edit Menus

A menu is a set of links that appear usually at the top of your site or sometimes in other places depending …

Customize Your Site

Access the “Customize” screen from the black toolbar at the top of your site, or from the dashboard under “Appearance”. This screen …

Remove a Post, Page, or Link

Step 1: Remove the Link from your Menu Go to the Menus link in your toolbar, or if you’re in your dashboard, …

Add a Sidebar

To add a menu or other elements to a sidebar (depending on if this is an option for your theme) go to …

Privacy and Comment Options

Site Visibility You can set your site to have varying levels of privacy. Go to your Dashboard > Settings > Reading. You will …