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WordPress, FTP, and custom web programming help.

Student Mass Email Request

If you’re a faculty or staff member looking to send out a mass email to students, you can find the request form here.

Changing the page slug

When a page is first created, its slug is derived from the page title.  If you change the page title later on, the page slug remains the same.  To change the page slug, follow the steps below. Go to the Pages list, and find the page you want to edit the slug for. Click the […]

Managing the Faculty/Staff Listing on your Site

Follow these instructions to manage the faculty and staff listing on your website. Note: In order to make changes to the faculty & staff listing page, the Faculty/Staff Listing plugin must be installed and setup on your site. If your site needs to be setup with this capability, contact Web Services. Setting up Faculty/Staff Listing […]

Managing Directory Profiles

Follow these instructions to update faculty and staff profiles on the Directory site. Note: In order to make changes to a user profile in the Directory, the Faculty/Staff Listing plugin must be installed and setup on your site. If your site needs to be setup with this capability, contact Web Services. BSU Faculty & Staff […]

Managing your site’s navigation

Information on how to organize your site's page structure.

Add an anchor tag in WordPress

Adding an anchor tag to your content in WordPress.

Updating your Directory Contact Information

Follow the instructions below to update your Directory/Contact Information. Note: A BSU/NTC Faculty or Staff member has to make these changes themselves.  You have to be logged into the account you are making a change request for. BSU Faculty & Staff Log into MyBSU, NTC Faculty & Staff Login to MyNTC. Once logged in, go […]

WP Plugin: NTC Academics

Follow the instructions below for information about the usage of the the NTC Academics Shortcode WordPress Plugin. Plugin Limitations:  The plugin only works on pages.  It will not work on posts or custom post types. The plugin requires use of the Academics Child Theme on the NTC site. Career Fields and Programs List Note: The Career […]

Connecting to the BSU FTP/sFTP Web Server

BSU requires a sFTP file transfer client to use with non-WordPress websites on the University Web Servers.  Please replace the bracketed text with the appropriate text when setting up your connection. Host or Server Name: rook.bemidjistate.edu Username: bemidji\[your-bsu-username] Password: [your-bsu-password] Remote Directory: For Faculty Sites use: faculty.bemidjistate.edu-[your-bsu-username] For WWW Sites use: www.bemidjistate.edu-[site-name] Port: 22 (or “sFTP” selected […]

Requiring authentication for viewing a page or a form

To require authentication to view a page or a form, follow the steps below.  By default, a page or a form does not require the user to authenticate to view. To require authentication to view a page In the right column of the WordPress page add or edit screens, in the “Page Attributes” Meta Box, select “Authenticate […]