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Welcome to sites.up.edu. This is the homepage for the University of Portlands multisite network of WordPress sites.


To access sites that you are a member of, make sure to login if you aren’t already, and hover your mouse over “My Sites” in the upper left hand corner of your web browser.

Office 365 Help Site

Office 365 has arrived on UP campus. To help you learn more about Office 365 and how to get started we’ve prepared an Office 365 website. Here you will find an overview of the product offerings, instructions on how to sign in to the Office 365 Portal, how to install the latest MS Office Apps, and how to request training and support. In addition, you can find answers to frequently asked questions, view quick start videos, and more. We are here to help you get started and to answer your questions. If you want to start working in the cloud and collaborating with Office 365, please visit https://sites.up.edu/office365.

Add Tables to Your Site

tables tutorialGreetings, sites.up.edu users! Wondering how to create a table in your WordPress page or post? You can use the Shortcodes Ultimate plugin to quickly create and insert an HTML table. You can even create the table in Excel ahead of time and import the file to create a table with no HTML code needed. For details, please check out the training video below. If you have any questions, send me a note : kahn@up.edu

Reminder: Learn WordPress on Lynda.com

If you are new to WordPress, can’t remember how to accomplish a specific WP task, or just want to learn more, Lynda.com has a great video tutorial series on how to use WordPress. This comprehensive series is broken down into short videos that cover specific topics –  so you can go through the whole series to become a WordPress master, or just find the short video that lets you do what you need to do.

To access to Lynda.com, you’ll need to login through the go.up.edu single sign-on portal. Just click the Lynda.com icon.



Happy blogging!

campus in the early spring

New Image Gallery Plugins

Greetings, sites.up.edu users. Today I’m excited to tell you about some new image gallery plugins we are testing out. These plugins integrate directly into the Media Library and are really easy to use to create beautiful image galleries and carousels. Please check out my video tutorial on using these plugins and take a look at the demo gallery below (try clicking on the pictures to see the pop-up carousel.) If you want to try the image gallery out on your site please drop me an email at kahn@up.edu.



 Demo Gallery

Library Launching 14 Days to Have Your Say site today

14-days-flyerThe Clark library is happy to announce a new project, hosted right here on the sites.up.edu network of WordPress sites. This unique blog lets YOU write the posts as the library looks to crowdsource constructive feedback relating to their new space, policies, amenities and more. Per the 14 Days site:

The library’s space, polices and resources have changed quite a bit over the past few years. We made some of the most important enhancements as a result of student, faculty and staff feedback received via our “14 Days to Have Your Say!” in 2010. We have heard your praise and now are interested in your constructive feedback.

For the two weeks between Feb 19th and March 4th, 2015 you can head to sites.up.edu/14days to participate.


New WordPress site

Academic Technology Services is excited to bring you a new WordPress environment with https://sites.up.edu.

If you would like to request a new wordpress site or would like to have your old wordpress site from wordpress.up.edu migrated to this new server, please contact the UP HelpDesk.