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About People.SMU

Faculty, staff, students, and some student organizations are eligible to receive server space on people.smu.edu to host individual websites. These websites utilize the WordPress software making it quick and easy to build and customize your website.

Each student is eligible for one personal site on people.smu.edu. Faculty members can have one personal site and multiple additional sites to facilitate academic, teaching, or research needs.

Getting Started

  1. Go to people.smu.edu/blog or click the Login button above and login with your SMU ID and password.
  2. Click My Sites at the top left.
  3. Click Create. Your site will automatically be provisioned using your email alias as the address.

Wordpress Themes

A number of WordPress Themes or templates are approved for use on the server. Go to the dashboard of your site to change templates and customize your site as needed. If you would like to request a theme to be added, please contact the IT Help Desk.