Getting started

The UMaine WordPress Content Management System (CMS) is available to university departments and organizations. Getting started building and managing your university website in the new CMS is easy.

Updating your site does not require software like FrontPage or Dreamweaver. Instead, you’ll manage your web content in an administration area using your web browser. You can access your website anywhere you have an internet connection. Knowledge of web programming languages such as HTML or CSS is helpful but not required to build a website in WordPress.

Here’s the basics: