Welcome to WordPress for Western

WordPress can be used for personal or portfolio sites, for academic class sites, and for group or department sites.

Using the Western Theme?

The Western Theme is required for department and group sites. Here’s a QuickStart Guide for the Western Theme.

Moving from Dreamweaver to WordPress?

Here’s one way to get started moving your website to WordPress.

First Time Users

To get started with WordPress for the first time, click the Create Your Blog button below, then log in with your Western username and password, and you will end up at the Dashboard for your new site.

Returning Users

To log in to work on your existing site, go to https://wp.wwu.edu/yoursitename/wp-admin and sign in with your Western credentials.

Getting Help

General WordPress support is provided by EduBlogs. Also check out the WordPress community support. Western’s WebTech has some additional WordPress Resources.

Logging In: Please contact the ATUS Help Desk at 360-650-3333 or helpdesk@wwu.edu if you are unable to login. For all other issues, please refer to the appropriate resource below.

Faculty: Contact the Center for Instructional Innovation & Assessment (CIIA).

Students: Contact the Student Technology Center.

Departments: Contact WebTech.