Help Guides

Browse our guides to get started with Domain of One’s Own and WordPress, and for digital tools and media resources. For additional help, students can make a tutorial appointment or drop by the Digital Knowledge Center (DKC) in HCC 408. Faculty and staff can contact or visit the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies (DTLT) in HCC 410.

Signing Up on Domain of One's Own

Getting started, signing up, and domain verification

Brief Introduction to cPanel

Navigating cPanel and common uses

Creating Subdomains & Subdirectories

Adding additional sites with a subdomain or a subdirectory in cPanel

Installing WordPress

Using Installatron in cPanel to install, uninstall, and clone a WordPress site, and logging into WordPress

WordPress Basics

Brief introduction to WordPress elements, choosing themes and plugins, recommended plugins

Adding Users to a WordPress Site

User permissions, new user sign up, logging in as a new user

Domain Migration

What happens when you leave UMW, how to take your domain and/or websites with you

Setting Up Encrypted Access (HTTPS)

Using Let’s Encrypt

Digital Tools & Media

Resource guide for different types of tools