About WordPress

Signing in to WordPress

To sign in to any Owen WordPress site just click on the copyright symbol in the footer. Please note that new students visiting the admitted students site (Welcome to Owen) will need to use special credentials provided by the admissions department for their program.

Adding Users

If you need to add additional users to a site please submit a ticket to University Web Communications along with the VUNet ID of each user.

Setting Your Display Name

Once your account is setup you can set a public display name (what visitors will see when they read your posts and pages) under your profile settings:


Photo Galleries

WordPress has its own photo gallery tool which is very easy to use and can be accessed from the Add Media button at the top of each visual editor:


If you setup a gallery and would like it to have a lightbox effect please let us know so that we can activate our lightbox plugin for your site.

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