Signing Into the New Domains and Requesting an Account
Are you an existing user having login trouble with the new Domains system, or a new user wanting to request a Domains account? This quick documentation will help you request an account and navigate the new login system.
How to Access Your WordPress Website
After your account has been created, a team member will create your initial WordPress site for you. This tipsheet will help show you how to access, view, and edit your site.
Transferring From A WordPress Website
This tipsheet will help you transfer content from your current or previous website WordPress website to your new WordPress website.
Transferring A Previous Website to WordPress
This tipsheet will help you transfer content from your current or previous website non-WordPress website to your new WordPress website.
Backing up and Restoring a WordPress to/from Google Drive
This tipsheet will help you backup your site to an external cloud storage location, and then use that backup to restore your site.
This tipsheet will walk you through customizing a WordPress website’s appearance.
How to Set Up Google Analytics in WordPress
This tipsheet will help you to set up and use Google Analytics in your WordPress site.
List of Recommended Plugins
A list of recommended plugins for WordPress.
How to Download Plugins
How to download and delete plugins, as well as general rules.
How to Use Elementor
This tipsheet will help you install and use Elementor, a popular WordPress plugin that adds customization options for posts and pages.
Uploading and Managing Photos
This tipsheet will help you create a media library, and save on disc space by compressing photos.
Uploading and Managing Videos
This tipsheet will help you upload and host videos, as well as embed videos from video sharing sites, such as YouTube.
Learning the new Gutenberg Editor
This tipsheet will guide you through setting up posts and pages with the new update.
Reverting Back to Classic WordPress Editor
This tipsheet will help you download a plugin to re-install the classic WordPress editor.
Getting Started with C-Panel
This tipsheet will help you log into C-Panel, navigate to your dashboard, and introduce you to some of the apps.
Registering a Domain and Mapping to MSU.domains – NameCheap
This tipsheet will help you to register a domain name (e.g. a .com address) and then map it to your msu.domains space. We recommend using namecheap.com as the registrar for your domain, but you may choose to use another service if you’d like.
Registering a Domain and Mapping to MSU.domains – Reclaim
This tipsheet will help you to register a domain name (e.g. a .com address) and then map it to your msu.domains space.
Creating A Subdomain (From Reclaimhosting.com)
This tipsheet from Reclaim Hosting’s website will help you create a subdomain of your current site.
Creating an Additional Site
This tipsheet will help you to create an additional site in WordPress. This can be helpful when you want to create a separate website related to the main website, such as a class or lab.
Creating an Add On Domain
This tipsheet will help you create add on domains, allowing you to host several domains from one control panel.
Managing Your Disc Space
This tipsheet will help you reduce your disk space usage through various methods.
This tipsheet will help you to change the frequency and method of backing up your website, specifically reducing the number of backups your application automatically creates.
This PDF tipsheet will help you install and set up Drupal, a Content Management System (CMS) available through Domains.
How to Turn Your WordPress Site into a Flat File Website
This tipsheet will help you turn a WordPress website that you are no longer updating into a flat file website rather than driven by a database, which can help improve security, increase function, and reduce file space.If you need help with a topic that is not covered on this page please email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.