Getting started with a WordPress site at Lafayette

WordPress is a Web editing platform used at Lafayette to make the creation and management of websites a relatively simple task. Every department, office, organization, and individual is eligible to create a WordPress site. For more on site types, see the Website Accounts policy.

Submitting your request

To request a WordPress site, complete the website request form.

Logging into your WordPress site

WordPress uses your Lafayette credentials for authentication. Where you log in depends on where your site is hosted. Lafayette is running three instances of WordPress—two for offices and departments and another for organizations and personal sites.

Logging into a departmental/office WordPress site on Depts

  1. Visit http://depts.lafayette.edu
  2. Log in using your Lafayette NetID and password.
  3. Click the Dashboard link to access your site's "Site Admin" screen.

Logging into a departmental/office WordPress site on Forge

  1. Visit http://forge.lafayette.edu
  2. Log in using your Lafayette NetID and password.
  3. Click the Dashboard link to access your site's "Site Admin" screen.

Logging into an organizational or personal WordPress site

  1. Visit http://sites.lafayette.edu
  2. Log in using your Lafayette NetID and password.
  3. Click the Dashboard link to access your site's "Site Admin" screen.