Content Management System

Description

Glendon provides a full featured Content Management System (CMS) known as WordPress. This CMS simplifies the creation of web pages without the need for special software. It is completely online, making it possible to update the website from any browser with an internet connection. It also provides plugins for adding various features to the site.
  • Events Calendar
  • Forms
  • Multilingual
  • Slide show tools
  • Multimedia
WordPress is easy-to-use and users can have basic or no knowledge of HTML or programming.

Eligibility

All Glendon faculty members, research units and administrative academic units who desire to have web presence for their Glendon-related event, project or department.

Policies

Websites have to be Glendon-related and submit to using the Glendon WordPress theme. Websites have a 2-year expiration. Unless notified, the website will be removed after two years from the date of the initial creation of the site. Please send an email to ithelp@glendon.yorku.ca if you wish for the website to be extended past this period. Event-related websites will expire 1 year after the event date.  Please send an email to ithelp@glendon.yorku.ca if you wish for the website to be extended past this period.

How to request the service

To request a site, please send an email to ithelp@glendon.yorku.ca.

Cost

WordPress is a service provided by Glendon ITS and is free for the Glendon community.

Other

Users must have a valid Passport York account in order to log-in and be able to edit their website. Users can make use of the WordPress training website for general information on WordPress. Other sections also provide step-by-step help on how to set up the site and how to perform the most common tasks. Passport York log-in is required: http://training.glendon.yorku.ca/

Support

Glendon ITS Helpdesk:
Email: ithelp@glendon.yorku.ca
Phone: 416-487-6700

last updated: 2015-05-06 14:40:15