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Sites@Duke (Duke’s WordPress instance) is a popular web-publishing platform used to create e-portfolios, individual or group blogs and more. Any Duke student, faculty or staff member can create a site with a Duke NetID. Full for information and more help resources, go here: https://sites.duke.edu/
New to Sites@Duke? Check out these resources:
A large number of WordPress themes and plugins will be removed during the mid-October 2015 maintenance window. For full details visit: http://sites.duke.edu/blog/2015/08/25/themes-and-plugins-to-be-removed-in-october-2015/
Duke’s Qualtrics survey tool makes it easy for Duke faculty, staff and students to create surveys. Qualtrics also provides several ways to email or link to a survey. Check out this blog post for the step by step directions on how to embed a Qualtrics survey into Sites@Duke (Duke’s WordPress instance)!
How many Sites@Duke WordPress sites do you have? Do you have a bunch of sub sites created for a particular course that you would like to group together? Now with My Sites Enhanced, a feature created in-house for Duke WordPress sites, you can organize your sites into folders that you name. You can organize your sites by semester, by a particular project or course or whatever works best for how you want to organize your sites!
1. Log into Sites@Duke (sites.duke.edu)
2. Click on Dashboard > My Sites Enhanced.
3. Create a new folder (e.g. summer2015).
4. Click Submit or hit enter on your keyboard.
5. Using the drop down menu under each site, assign the site to the appropriate folder.
6. To see only the sites assigned to a particular folder, click on the Filter By Exisiting Folder Option and click enter.
One of the most powerful aspects of WordPress is that you can embed videos into a page or post to be able to further explain a point you are making. This video can be self generated or one that you are citing online. Using the Duke Media Embed setting within Sites@Duke, you can also easily embed videos from DukeCapture (Panopto) or Warpwire. Learn more online: http://sites.duke.edu/getting-started/adding-videos-into-your-site/