Getting Started

Creating a Sites@Duke (WordPress) site

Creating Subsites for groups of students

Subsites allow members of your site to easily create a new site of their own (customizing their site appearance, creating new pages and posts and controlling access to the site) while automatically connecting them to the main (parent) site. Click here to learn more.

Logging into Sites@Duke

How to login to Sites@Duke and find your site.


The Dashboard provides access to all the administrative options and features. This is also where you’ll add content (pages, posts, etc), modify the overall appearance of your site and control settings such as privacy options.

Creating Content

Create content using WordPress posts and pages including Instructions and videos for adding images, video and/or audio to posts or pages.

Customizing Sites@Duke

This information mostly applies to site administrators, and includes changing a site’s title and appearance.

Adding users

Find out how to add non-Duke and other Duke users to your site.

Understanding user roles

More information on the different roles and capabilities available for users.

Privacy settings for sites

Want to make your site public for anyone to read? Maybe you’d like others at Duke to see your site, but not the entire world.

Tips for Student Organizations

Tips to keep in mind when you are creating a site for your student organization.

Writing for the web

A few tips and reminders to keep in mind when writing pages and posts for the web.

Adding videos into your site

Add videos using YouTube, DukeCapture (Panopto), or Warpwire.