Users MUST have an account created on before adding to your WordPress site.

  • If they do not have an account, they must go to
  • They will select Log in and provide their UDelNet ID and password. This will create an account in the WordPress database.
  • Once  they have a UD WordPress account,  you, as site administrator, can add them as an existing user to your site:
    • From your site’s Dashboard, select the Users menu, then select Add New.
    • In the Add Existing User window,  in the E-mail or Username text box, type the user’s complete UD email address (
    • Using the pull down menu, choose the correct role for the user:
      1. Administrator – somebody who has access to all the administration features within a single site.
      2. Editor – somebody who can publish and manage posts including the posts of other users.
      3. Author – somebody who can publish and manage their own posts.
      4. Contributor – somebody who can write and manage their own posts but cannot publish them.
      5. Subscriber – somebody who can only manage their profile. (More information)
      6. Select Add Existing User
      7. Repeat the steps above to add other users.

If you have a large number of users to add, contact the IT Support Center for assistance.

Create a Site

All UD students, faculty, and staff can create a Web site or blog with WordPress at UD.

Create a site.

Log In

Use the admin bar at the top of the page or log in using the link below.

Log In

You may see this page after you log in. This is a legitimate page and you can choose any of the options.

Once you are logged in you will find your dashboard under the My Sites menu item in the admin bar at the top of the page.

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