October 9, 2012
How do I disable comments on my website?

WordPress ‘Comments’ allow other people to leave messages regarding your articles typically blog posts, but also on individual pages. Unfortunately, comments provide an easy way for spam to enter your website, so if you are unsure it is recommenced you globally disable commenting on your website. To globally disable comments Login to your dashboard Go to Settings […]

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October 3, 2012
How can I use wordpress at The University of Southampton?

You can use WordPress  as a simple content management system (CMS) for creating research groups, help pages, or simply as an external blog. Information on how to request a wordpress site can be found here WordPress sites at the University include: The Centre for Innovation in Technologies and Education (CITE) Excel Placements Languages At Southampton […]

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What is WordPress?

WordPress is a web application that allows you to create quick and easy news items, blog posts, event pages and much more. It was originally developed as a blogging tool, but because it is open source a large developer community allowed wordpress to evolve with the addition of plugins and different website themes. It is estimated that 1 in 4 websites are powered by […]

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