The Office of Communications and External Relations, in partnership with Information
Technology, oversees the creation and development of FIT blogs. The web content coordinator holds regular orientation sessions that review college blogging policy and best practices.
Departments, programs, committees, and student clubs interested in starting a blog are required to attend an orientation. After orientation, the Technology Development Team offers training on WordPress, the software used to create and maintain FIT blogs.
What is a blog? How is it different than a website? How much time should I spend blogging? What makes a good blog? How do I get readers to read my blog? Find out what blogging is all about. Session will include a review of the college blogging policy as well as tips and tricks and best practices. You are required to attend the blogging orientation before you can attend WordPress training, get a log-on and receive access to the blogging software.
WordPress Training: Creating and Maintaining your FIT Blog
Prerequisite: Blogging Orientation
In this one-hour session you will learn the basics of how to navigate through set up your FIT blog, create new posts, and moderate comments. You will learn how to integrate images, video and other media into your blog and make the most out of the customized widgets.
Sign Up for Orientation and Training