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Wordpress is free and open source software that can be used to create robust, multi-user sites. Originally created as a blogging platform, Wordpress now powers nearly 30% of all web sites. It's customizable with a wide variety of plugins that expand its functionality so you can create a site specific to the look and content of your project. This guide focuses on (takes care of hosting), not (requires your own server). There are paid plans available at, but they are not needed to use the software or this guide.

Video Tutorials

Comprehensive video tutorials can be found on Hoonuit. Just sign in with your Xavier ID.

Official Documentation

View all of the official Wordpress tutorials at

eBooks at the Library

Digital Initiatives Librarian

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Christian Sheehy
McDonald Library 104
(513) 745-2028