You can be given administrative access to edit your site by a member of CER or any current administrator of your website with these instructions. If you do not have a current administrator to give you access to your website, then request access from CER using our online form.
The username and password you use are the same as your official Wake Forest username and password (what you use to access WIN, etc.).
The Wake Forest network can be accessed in several ways:
The software for connecting by VPN is part of the standard load on Wake Forest ThinkPads. Instructions for using it are available on the Information Systems site. If you need additional help, contact Information Systems at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The address of the administration area is simple: Take the URL of your site (such as http://yoursite.wfu.edu or http://yoursite.dev.wfu.edu) and add /wp-admin/ to the end. So the format would be: http://yoursite.wfu.edu/wp-admin/
This link will bring you to the WordPress login screen.
Enter your WFU username and password and hit Log In. You will arrive at the Dashboard.
Once you have logged in, the helpful WordPress Toolbar will be at the top of every page, both on the front of the website and in the dashboard area. My Sites will list all sites that you have access to as a user. Next on the toolbar will be the “name of your site,“ which will allow you to toggle between the front and back ends of your website. New is a quick link to add new pages and other content types, and Edit Page is a fast and easy way to make changes to your current page.
This is a guide for the content management system (CMS) for Wake Forest University websites. The CMS is administered by the Office of Communications and External Relations (CER).