Making Your WordPress Site Live (Publicly Viewable)

Follow these instructions to make your WordPress site publicly accessible on the internet.

  1. From the Dashboard menu, hover over Settings and select Reading in the flyout menu.
  2. In the Site Visibility section, select one of the following options according to your preference:
    • Allow search engines to index this site — this allows your site to be added to web search indexes.
    • Discourage search engines from indexing this site — your site is still visible on the web. However, it sends back code to direct search engines to ignore your site.
  3. Select Save Changes. Your site is now live.
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[Students, Faculty and Staff] Within the university's WordPress environment, TU students can create and manage individual/personal websites. As a self-contained web publishing platform, WordPress is a comparatively easy way to showcase your interests, education, ideas and accomplishments on the web. The articles linked below are intended to orient students to WordPress basics, but they apply to faculty and staff use as well.