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About the service

In response to the rising popularity of Wordpress blog sites at the UW, UW-IT, UW Marketing and other partners will soon launch have launched UW Blogs Network, an easy-to-use blog service for faculty and staff. The new service will be UW-branded, centrally-administered cost is covered in the basic services bundle. The UW Blogs Network uses an official UW theme. Service administration is provided by UW-IT and included in the Basic Bundle of services.

The new service will be is easily activated through the "computing services" page, and makes it easier to use Wordpress by providing UW-specific themes, NetID login support, up-to-date plug-ins, and a blog framework. The site, content, and administration are up to the site owner. The service is targeted for full release Winter 2012currently live and accepting new signups.

The service is available to UW faculty and staff for use to support UW activities and is subject to state laws and UW policies.

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  • Uses the popular WordPress software.
  • UW-Branded BlogBlogs
  • UW NetID Authentication: no need to remember a new password.

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Current faculty and staff can activate a UW Blog. Once activated, an individual blog owner can add any NetID holder they choose to assist in administrating that blog, if so desired.

How to Create Your Blog

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Getting Help

General Use Information and documentation for blog owners can be found at UW Blogs Network Administration

Answers to common questions can be found at Answers to Common Questions of UW Blogs Network Blog Owners

If your question is not covered by the sources above, please email the UW-IT Service Center at help@uw.edu