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WordPress is a content management system that has the features of a blog, but can also be designed to look more like a traditional website.

At Occidental most departments are now using wordpress to host their homepages, but faculty and staff are also creating wordpress pages to:

– facilitate class discussion though blogging
– create a repository of on-line media for courses or research
– share resources [This Knowledge Base is powered by WordPress]

WordPress has an active user community and easy to navigate on-line tutorials and discussion forums. Click here to learn wordpress.