Andrew Harris

Designer by trade, supporting WordPress for the University.

  1. About the theme

    The default theme for unimelb WordPress sites is based on the Web Design System. The design system is in constant development, and this theme offers most of the common functions and features, but maintains the simplicity and ease of use of WordPress.

  2. Managing Menus

    You have full control over the menu on your WordPress site.

  3. Widgets and sidebars

    If you're a seasoned WordPress user, you're probably wondering where your widgets are.

  4. Requesting a site

    WordPress is just one of the web publishing platforms offered at the University of Melbourne. It has some particular strengths, which make it more suitable than other platforms for certain situations. It’s quick to set up and get started, and easy to use, but there are trade-offs in flexibility and support. Ideally, though, we don’t want people requesting WordPress sites […]

  5. Analytics in WordPress

    An overall Google Analytics profile for all WordPress sites has been installed. It will provide you with a quick overview of basic traffic, right in your dashboard. If you need more information, for example, you want to track campaign traffic, you can raise a request on the web help desk for assistance. If you’re really […]

  6. Posts and Pages

    Wordpress was originally a diary, with stories arranged in date order. Now, it's so much more flexible, if you know how to manage your site structure.

  7. SEO in WordPress

    SEO (Search Engine Optimistation) in WordPress can be as simple, or as complicated as you want it to be.

  8. Adding new users

    How to get an account, and how to add users to a site.

  9. Roles and permissions

    WordPress offers a range of permission levels for users on your site. Use these to maintain control and oversight of your site.

  10. Managing comments

    WordPress is a social media platform. If enabled and managed well, it can offer you an excellent platform with which to engage with your audience. Who can comment? By default, anyone can comment, but users who are not logged in will have their comments placed in a moderation queue, where you can review, and approve […]

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