WordPress Resources

Get Your Site Started

Creating your new website can be a daunting task, but WordPress has created a Getting Started page that can assist you with those first few steps.

You can also find more in depth guides on specific topics here:

Lynda Videos offers a wide selection of training available on a variety of topics, including WordPress. We’ve put together a custom playlist that incorporates a good foundation for putting your site together.

Please Note: is not a free service, but you can purchase a license through Notre Dame at a discounted rate. You can find additional information on purchasing a license on our Training Page.

Blogging Tips

Blogs are different from traditional websites. Websites can be largely static and informational, while blogs require fresh content on a regular basis and tend to be more interactive with comments and discussion.

Blogging can be a great tool as part of a larger website, too – but it helps to know what you’re doing. Here are some resources for being a better blogger.

What’s the big deal with blogs? CommonCraft has produced a great video intro to blogs in under 3 minutes.

And because blogging can be hard work, here’s 7 Ways to Avoid Blogging Burnout.