The College of New Jersey adopted Wordpress Multisite in 2009 to manage over 300 Web sites for academic departments, offices, conferences, magazines, journals, and faculty/student blogs. The administrative functions in Wordpress make it possible to manage hundreds of sites and thousands of users in this active learning community. This presentation will provide an overview of the Multisite Network Admin dashboard and present a case study on how Wordpress can be deployed as an enterprise level content management system to manage many sites, users, plugins, and themes. You will learn how to setup multisite, map domains, and choose the right settings for your organization.
What is it and how it can used to manage large web sites and multiple blogs.
Understanding the Super admin Role
Manage multiple sites, users, themes and plugins with ease.
Setting up Multisite and Domain Mapping
Select domain-based (sub-domain) and path-based (sub-directory) installations or use a domain mapping plugin to use unique domains
Choose the Right Settings for Your Organization
Configure operational settings, new site settings, upload settings, and menu settings
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Matthew J. Winkel
As a communications officer, consultant, and educator, Matthew is dedicated to improving organizational and community development through his expertise in web & multimedia production. He has provided web content solutions for a number of corporations, non-profit groups, and educational institutions including The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) and Princeton University. At TCNJ, Matthew specializes in web communications and administers Wordpress Multisite. He is also an instructor at the College and offers courses on the history of diversity in New York City and the United States.
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Barry E. Janay, will walk you through these issues and tell you how to avoid them.
REGISTERING FOR THE EVENT
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