w.uib.no is running a multi-site WordPress. WordPress is one of the most used blogging frameworks on the Internet.
As an owner of a blog at w.uib.no, you get an administrator account with the possibility to add more users yourself and to give these users different levels of publication and reading rights in your blog. You also have a choice of pre-installed themes and plugins.
WordPress was chosen because of its flexibility regarding appearance and functionality. You can use a traditional blog format – presenting content in reverse chronological order – or present your content as one or more static “pages”.
What you get:
The URL blogname.w.uib.no.¹
2GB of storage.²
An admin account with the possibility of adding more accounts.
A choice of pre-installed themes and plugins.³
A blog where you only have to worry about creating content. The IT-department will do all the updates and maintenance of the blog framework.
Make an issue at https://hjelp.uib.no
and explain why you need a WordPress site.
A user at w.uib.no can be both administrator and user of multiple blogs at the same time.
It is not possible to use other domain names than those that end with w.uib.no.
Domain name without the w.uib.no will get problems with SSL certificates. these domain names do not get their own SSL certificate.
² All blogs will be allocated a quota of 2GB by default. If more is needed, register your request at https://bs.uib.no
³ We need to have a stable and secure Blog system, therefore there is no opportunity to:
– install your own themes and add-ons (plugins)
– install self-created and changed themes and add-ons (plugins)
Installed plugins will be continuously upgraded incoming updates.
Plugins that gets broken after an upgrade can be uninstalled without notice.
Plugins usually have a ranking and evaluation. If there are points that may indicate that the plugin is unstable or does not work with the current version of the Blog system, the plugin will not be installed.
Outdated plugins that are no longer maintained by the supplier, may be removed in the solution without notice.