Using Sakai to host a personal website
Description: All Sakai@UNC users have a Home site with its own Resources area for sharing and storage of up to 2 GBs of files. An individual’s Resources area is a good choice for hosting personal portfolios and web sites. By default, materials are private to the owner, but can be made publicly accessible and links to it shared with […]
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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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WordPress: FAQ
Description: How can I create a website? Can I get any subdomain of web.unc.edu? What type of website can I create? What are the space/size limitations of a site? What type of media can I upload? (videos, pics, docs, etc.) Who has access to my site? Can I still access my website after I leave UNC? […]
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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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Enabling Single Sign-on (SSO) Authentication on www.unc.edu
Description: Information Technology Services (ITS) has enabled the University’s single sign-on (SSO) functionality on the www.unc.edu servers.  This allows content owners to enable access controls for their web pages based on Onyen authentication.  This document will outline the basic steps for enabling SSO on web content hosted on www.unc.edu.  Requirements Your web site/web pages are hosted on […]
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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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WWW Cluster Technical Details (Onyen Restricted)
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www cluster – how to use the test system (Onyen Restricted)
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Redirecting UNC web sites
Description: Why would I want a redirect? You are moving your site (from www.unc.edu to sites.unc.edu) and want to send traffic to the new site automatically. You would like a shorter address for your site. Where is my website hosted? If  your site’s address starts with http://www.unc.edu, it is on the www.unc.edu servers. See the instructions […]
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