University of Oregon

Web Publishing Options

Web publishing services provide the ability to build and publish websites on the Internet. Broadly, the process of publishing a website is comprised of several components: site design, content (text, photos, videos, etc.), and web hosting. For specifics on web hosting options, see Web Hosting and Publishing Services.

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  • Looking to publish web content or host a web site? How you publish content to the Internet or host a web site will depend on your affiliation, project goals, and project requirements. This table...
  • In order to set up your first blog, follow these steps: 1)  Go to http://blogs.uoregon.edu   2)  On the welcome page, choose 'UO Courses' or 'All Other Sites':...
  • For assistance with UO Blogs, see the following documentation: Getting Started with Your Blog Add Files, Images, and Videos to your blogs Managing Plugins and Advanced Features in Your Blog...
  • For assistance with a blog for a course, see the following documentation: Creating Sudent Accounts Using One Gmail Account What Are the Different Roles of Users? ChangingUser Roles UO Blogs...
  • Four Column Themes Four column themes have one content column and three sidebars. The content column is often the same width as the other columns. This type of layout tends to be cluttered looking...
  • For a list of available widgets for UO Blogs, descriptions, and how to use the widget, see Widgets and What They're Used For.
  • Below is a list of roles that users may have and their capabilities: Role Capabilities Administrator Edit, write, and publish posts/ pages Edit other users...
  • Plugins can extend and expand the functionality of your blog. To activate a plugin, follow these instructions: Go to Plugins in your dashboard Click Activate below the desired plugin. For...
  • Qualtrics is an easy-to-use survey software that can be implemented into your UO Blogs blog's posts or pages. Follow these instructions for embedding a Qualtrics Survey into your blog: Create your...
  • UO Blogs has a number of plugins to choose from to help enhance your blog or site. To get started, we recommend activating the following plugins: Plugin Description AddThis...
  • We are the University of Oregon's resource center for language teaching and learning. UO offers regular (BA-satisfying) courses in 22 modern and classical languages, and additional instruction in 12...
  • Two Column Themes Two column themes for UO Blogs normally have a wide column for content with a narrower sidebar. These are the most common theme layout and location of the sidebar (left or right) is...
  • UO Blogs Support Flow (PDF) Name Reservation Policy (PDF) Change Management Process (PDF) Roles and Responsibility Matrix (PDF)
  • Three Column Themes Three column themes have either: Sidebars side-by-side on one side of the blog, or Sidebars on either side of the wider content column [[wysiwyg_imageupload:973:]]...
  • The first time you log into blogs.uoregon.edu, an account will automatically be created for you. The following documentation provides information on how to modify your user account or blog...
  • CASIT Web Services provides web site development and web application development for departments and programs in the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Known issues for UO Blogs and their resolution. Q: I haven't seen any place for custom user CSS. Is it not available on this platform? A: We don't have the Custom User CSS as a plugin, but...
  • One Column Themes Single column themes have a central post area with no sidebar. All widgets are located at the bottom of the theme. [[wysiwyg_imageupload:719:]]          ...
  • UO Blogs has an option for submitting blog posts using your email. The process involves using a plugin called Jetpack and then generating a unique email address that new post can be sent to. Notes...
  • Additional users can be added to a blog. You might want to add a user if your blog is private and only visible to registered subscribers, yet you also would like to have others contribute content....
  • Batch creation is a process that quickly creates blogs or adds users to an existing blog in batches of tens, hundreds, or thousands. For example, this tool is very helpful for faculty who want to...
  • The University of Oregon offers a web publishing service called UO Blogs to the UO community. This document outlines policy about guest access to UO Blogs. Access to UO Blogs by a guest shall be...
  • Guest Sponsors: Tenure Related Faculty, Non Tenure Track Faculty (Career), Officers of Administration, and Staff shall be able to sponsor guests during their time on campus. Any request for...
  • CMET: Interactive Media offers a wide range of services from the design and development of dynamic websites, interactive learning tools, games, animations, and simulations to usability, information...
  • This plugin allows you to point your sites pages and posts URL of your choice. When activated, the plugin creates a menu at the bottom of new blog posts. The menu looks something like this: When the...
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