All USD community members can open a free USD Sites (WordPress) account or enable web space on USD’s web server.
We provide two options, one through WordPress which provides users a web-based content management system and themes to choose from. The other option is an open space on the USD web server which allows you to custom code a website from scratch.
For either option you simply need to have a valid MySanDiego username and password to begin.
Level of Difficulty: Easy - little to no coding required
USD Sites is a self-service personal or professional website system based on the WordPress platform. Use it for class websites, e-portfolios, individual or group blogs, or project or group websites. The following will be your URL:
We currently offer several dynamic USD-branded themes to choose from allowing you to create your website with little coding knowledge or web software needed.
Getting started: activate your account by completing the 'Register' form on the USD Sites landing page.
Level of Difficulty: Advanced – HTML and CSS coding required
To get web space through your MySanDiego account, please proceed below. The following will be your URL:
Software for creating your personal website can include Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Contribute, or a text editor; all options are self-funded and self-service.
Getting started: visit the USD account page to enable your personal website.