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CampusPress

Yale CampusPress is a WordPress platform. It is for students, faculty and staff who need a flexible, online platform to available for professional, personal and group sites.

CampusPress is hosted by Edublogs.

Accounts and Access:
Anyone with a NetID can access CampusPress sites through CAS authentication, unless otherwise specified through privacy settings determined by the site administrator.

First time users of CampusPress are added to the system database as an authenticated user.

Site Creation:

CampusPress sites are available to current Yale NetId holders. CampusPress sites can be requested at http://campuspress.yale.edu accessible via NetID.

CampusPress sites are accessed through the following  root URL: http://campuspress.yale.edu

The service is an alternative to YaleSites (Drupal).

Features

CampusPress is a self-service, self-provisioning WordPress offering for faculty, students and staff with a valid Yale NetID. Currently, there are 309 active theme options for sites and 38 plugins offering. Themes change the look, feel and layout of your site. To activate a different a theme, go to Dashboard>Appearance>Themes. Plugins enhance functionality of your site. To activate plugins go to Dashboard>Plugins. Plugins are categorized to help you find the functionality you need.

Who can use it?

Yale College faculty, students, and representatives of official Yale organizations can request a site on CampusPress.Yale.edu.

How much does it cost?

The service is free.

How do I get it?

Please request a site at CampusPress.Yale.edu

Where can I get help?

Help and Support from are provided 24/7 by Edublogs
http://help.edublogs.org/
http://teacherchallenge.edublogs.org/

Further assistance is provided by Yale IT Help Desk
http://its.yale.edu/help
203-432-9000
helpdesk@yale.edu
IT Help Desk hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

FAQs and other resources

Yale CampusPress is a WordPress platform. It is for students, faculty and staff who need a flexible, online platform to available for professional, personal and group sites.

CampusPress is hosted by Edublogs.

Accounts and Access:

Anyone with a NetID can access CampusPress sites through CAS authentication, unless otherwise specified through privacy settings determined by the site administrator.

First time users of CampusPress are added to the system database as an authenticated user.

Site Creation:

CampusPress sites are available to current Yale NetId holders. CampusPress sites can be requested at http://campuspress.yale.edu accessible via NetID.

CampusPress sites are accessed through the following  root URL: http://campuspress.yale.edu

Sites are created with the following publishing and viewing permissions by default:

  • Site URL is determined by the requestor
    • For example: http://campuspress.yale.edu/mysitename
  • Sites are visible to the requestor and admins only until such time that the admin changes the privacy settings.

Sites can be set to public or private, specified through privacy settings determined by the site administrator. Site administrators can determine what role first time visitors will assume when they initially log-in to a given site.

Site Retention:
Sites may be created at any time.

Current sites will remain available at the service URL for as long as the current administrator has a working NetID. Administrators will be contacted annually to verify that the site is still in use. 

Incident/Problem Management, Support and Assistance:

Help and Support from are provided 24/7 by Edublogs
http://help.edublogs.org/
http://teacherchallenge.edublogs.org/

Further assistance is provided by Yale IT Help Desk
http://its.yale.edu/help
203-432-9000
helpdesk@yale.edu
IT Help Desk hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Incident and Escalation Process:

The IT Help Desk provides the client with an incident/request tracking number.  The Help Desk will assign the appropriate Priority, based on the Impact and Urgency of the issue, and will ensure the issue is escalated to that the appropriate support team responsible for the associated service as necessary.

Service Availability and Maintenance:

Service Hours

  • 24 hours x 365 days per year
  • Critical Business Period
  • Target Uptime: 99% up-time, excluding Scheduled Maintenance

Scheduled Maintenance

  • A monthly scheduled maintenance of up to 12 hours could be scheduled, if needed.
  • A weekly scheduled maintenance of up to 2 hours may be used to address smaller maintenance and upgrade needs.

Unscheduled Maintenance

In the event that CampusPress requires unscheduled maintenance, or otherwise unscheduled downtime, a notification will be posted on the ITS Status page with an estimate of the anticipated time to service restoration.

Communication

All planned downtime will be posted on the ITS Status page at http://its.yale.edu/system-status

CampusPress

Service manager: 
Pamela Patterson
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icon-news
Short description: 

Yale CampusPress is a WordPress platform. It is for students, faculty and staff who need a flexible, online platform to available for professional, personal and group sites.

CampusPress is hosted by Edublogs.

Yale CampusPress is a WordPress platform. It is for students, faculty and staff who need a flexible, online platform to available for professional, personal and group sites.

CampusPress is hosted by Edublogs.

Accounts and Access:
Anyone with a NetID can access CampusPress sites through CAS authentication, unless otherwise specified through privacy settings determined by the site administrator.

First time users of CampusPress are added to the system database as an authenticated user.

Site Creation:

CampusPress sites are available to current Yale NetId holders. CampusPress sites can be requested at http://campuspress.yale.edu accessible via NetID.

CampusPress sites are accessed through the following  root URL: http://campuspress.yale.edu

The service is an alternative to YaleSites (Drupal).

Features: 
CampusPress is a self-service, self-provisioning WordPress offering for faculty, students and staff with a valid Yale NetID. Currently, there are 309 active theme options for sites and 38 plugins offering. Themes change the look, feel and layout of your site. To activate a different a theme, go to Dashboard>Appearance>Themes. Plugins enhance functionality of your site. To activate plugins go to Dashboard>Plugins. Plugins are categorized to help you find the functionality you need.
Who can use it?: 

Yale College faculty, students, and representatives of official Yale organizations can request a site on CampusPress.Yale.edu.

How much does it cost?: 

The service is free.

How do I get it?: 

Please request a site at CampusPress.Yale.edu

Where can I get help?: 

Help and Support from are provided 24/7 by Edublogs
http://help.edublogs.org/
http://teacherchallenge.edublogs.org/

Further assistance is provided by Yale IT Help Desk
http://its.yale.edu/help
203-432-9000
helpdesk@yale.edu
IT Help Desk hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

FAQs and other resources: 

Yale CampusPress is a WordPress platform. It is for students, faculty and staff who need a flexible, online platform to available for professional, personal and group sites.

CampusPress is hosted by Edublogs.

Accounts and Access:

Anyone with a NetID can access CampusPress sites through CAS authentication, unless otherwise specified through privacy settings determined by the site administrator.

First time users of CampusPress are added to the system database as an authenticated user.

Site Creation:

CampusPress sites are available to current Yale NetId holders. CampusPress sites can be requested at http://campuspress.yale.edu accessible via NetID.

CampusPress sites are accessed through the following  root URL: http://campuspress.yale.edu

Sites are created with the following publishing and viewing permissions by default:

  • Site URL is determined by the requestor
    • For example: http://campuspress.yale.edu/mysitename
  • Sites are visible to the requestor and admins only until such time that the admin changes the privacy settings.

Sites can be set to public or private, specified through privacy settings determined by the site administrator. Site administrators can determine what role first time visitors will assume when they initially log-in to a given site.

Site Retention:
Sites may be created at any time.

Current sites will remain available at the service URL for as long as the current administrator has a working NetID. Administrators will be contacted annually to verify that the site is still in use. 

Incident/Problem Management, Support and Assistance:

Help and Support from are provided 24/7 by Edublogs
http://help.edublogs.org/
http://teacherchallenge.edublogs.org/

Further assistance is provided by Yale IT Help Desk
http://its.yale.edu/help
203-432-9000
helpdesk@yale.edu
IT Help Desk hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Incident and Escalation Process:

The IT Help Desk provides the client with an incident/request tracking number.  The Help Desk will assign the appropriate Priority, based on the Impact and Urgency of the issue, and will ensure the issue is escalated to that the appropriate support team responsible for the associated service as necessary.

Service Availability and Maintenance:

Service Hours

  • 24 hours x 365 days per year
  • Critical Business Period
  • Target Uptime: 99% up-time, excluding Scheduled Maintenance

Scheduled Maintenance

  • A monthly scheduled maintenance of up to 12 hours could be scheduled, if needed.
  • A weekly scheduled maintenance of up to 2 hours may be used to address smaller maintenance and upgrade needs.

Unscheduled Maintenance

In the event that CampusPress requires unscheduled maintenance, or otherwise unscheduled downtime, a notification will be posted on the ITS Status page with an estimate of the anticipated time to service restoration.

Communication

All planned downtime will be posted on the ITS Status page at http://its.yale.edu/system-status

Request this service: 
http://campuspress.yale.edu
3-lock data compliant: 
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