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WordPress is a popular and dynamic open-source software platform widely used in higher education for web content management systems and blogs. The WordPress Multisite network is hosted on a server maintainted by the Research Computing & Infrastructure Services team with access through the U-M gateway so it is protected and secure. Answers to questions on editing, publishing, and functionality are easily found on this website and through Google searches and help forums.
We offer a mid-level support plan for LSA WordPress customers. Editing WordPress is pretty intuitive and the software is fun to use. When editing, if you have general questions we recommend searching Google or wordpress.org for an answer. WordPress is open source technology and there are thousands of forums where someone has asked the same question you have, so you can quickly find an answer. If you run into larger issues when editing and need help from our team please email LSATechnologyServices@umich.edu with the question and we will be happy to assist you. Web and Application Development Services hosts several weekly Open Labs at our office. You can use these Open Labs to come in and work on your WordPress site and we we will have staff available to help. Registration information for Open Labs is on our calendar.