This platform – blogs.uakron.edu – is managed by The University of Akron Webteam and is intended as a hosting area for research labs, student organization sites and quasi-external projects. The webteam provides training and first-tier support for this instance of WordPress – and is the liasion with our hosting vendor: WordPress VIP
WordPress is a popular platform and there are numerous resources to help you get started:
If you are already familier with WordPress and need a refresher – or if you’d like to learn more about the current version – these guides make a great reference:
The newer versions make use of “blocks” in the Gutenberg editor – learn more about this powerful tool here:
If you are part of a UA department and would like to start a site in this area, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to begin.
Otherwise, please visit the main website for more information about The University of Akron