Adding New Users

NOTE: Users MUST have an account created on before they can be added to your WordPress site. (See Non existing user accounts section)

Existing user accounts on

Site administrators can add new users by following these steps.

From your site’s Dashboard, select Users -> Add New.
In the Add Existing User section, type the user’s complete UD email address ( in the the Email or Username field.
Select the appropriate Role for the user. (See WordPress User Roles (external link) for more information.)
Repeat steps to add additional users. If you require a large number of additional users, contact the IT Support Center (external link) for assistance.

Non existing user accounts on

Anyone with a UDelNetID and password can create an account themselves.

Navigate to
Click Log in at the top left of the window, enter your UDelNetID and password on the Shibboleth Authentication Service screen and click the Log In button. Submitting the form will automatically create a WordPress account.
Once the user has been created in the database, notify your site administrator to have them add you as an existing user

WordPress Guest Accounts

In order to encourage UD faculty and staff to invite external contributors to their sites to collaborate, teach, or interact, Information Technologies has created the WordPress Guest Accounts Web form. This self-service system is designed to give access to external contributors who do not possess an “” email address. Any question about this service should be directed to the IT Support Center.

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.