WordPress: Custom Domain Names
Description: Once your site has been created, you cannot change it to a different web.unc.edu address. However, you can “map” a custom, non-web.unc.edu domain to your site. For example, heelium.web.unc.edu could become heelium.unc.edu. Follow the three simple steps below! Step 1: Register your domain (if you don’t have one already) You can request a UNC domain name for free […]
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Carolina CloudApps: WordPress Quickstarts (Onyen Restricted)
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UNC Chapel Hill Website Best Practices
Description: Introduction Before planning of a new website, schools, departments, centers, projects, and labs should evaluate one of UNC’s managed solutions for creating websites. Recent incidents at UNC-CH have highlighted the complexities and workload required to properly administer a website and prevent abuse. UNC managed solutions include: Centrally-hosted and managed WordPress Sites.unc.edu Web.unc.edu School of Medicine-hosted […]
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WordPress: Handling Redirections from WordPress to Another Site
Description: If you’ve moved your web.unc.edu or sites.unc.edu site over to a new URL and you need to redirect all of the pages, the best way to handle this is through the Redirection plugin. This will allow you to still access the dashboard of the old site when needed, but redirect all pages on the front-end […]
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WordPress: Adding iFrame and Embed Codes using the iFrame Plugin
Description: The WordPress iFrame plugin allows users to add iframe and embed codes directly in the visual editor. In addition, it allows for switching between the visual and text editors without stripping the code. This plugin is already activated on all web.unc.edu and sites.unc.edu websites. All iframe and embed codes need to be modified to shortcodes […]
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WordPress: WEBdotUNC
Description: Self-Service Web Publishing Web.unc.edu is a web publishing service that allows anyone with an Onyen to create their own website at no charge. The service runs on the WordPress platform, so it’s easy to use yet offers powerful features and functionality. All websites are hosted on enterprise-level hardware and supported by ITS Digital Services. Documentation […]
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Working with Help.unc.edu Documents
Description: Are you interested in contributing to help.unc.edu?  GREAT!  Here are some documents to get you going with editing the site. Editor Tasks Working with and Adding a Help Document Onyen Protecting a Help Document Administrative Tasks Working with Front Page Featured Docs List Adding New Users Adding Permit Groups and Giving Them Rights
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