Starting Your Blog

How to get a blog

  • Click the “Register A Site” link (http://blogs.butler.edu/wp-signup.php)
  • Login using your Butler username and password
  • Complete the form:
    • Site Name: suggest using your BU username
    • Site Title: Your name
    • Privacy: change this to “no”
    • Blog category: Select “College of Education”
    • Select a template: select “Basic Site”
    • DOUBLE CHECK THE ABOVE BEFORE MOVING TO THE LAST STEP
    • Click on “Create Site”
If you have issues with creating a blog, please contact the IT Help Desk at ask.butler.edu.

 

Importing a WordPress export file

  • Install the WordPress Importer Plugin (See the Plugins and Widgets page for instructions on installing plugins)
  • Go to Tools and select Import
  • Select WordPress
  • Browse for the file and select Upload file and Import

Exporting a WordPress file

  • Go to Tools and select Export
  • Choose the content you want to export and click Download Export file

Import from other blogging sites

  • Visit this page for instructions how to import content from other sites

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