Getting Started is a free WordPress publishing platform available to UNC Asheville users for teaching and academic purposes. Follow these steps to request a site, and start building your WordPress site today!

Create a Site

Get started by requesting a site at, sign in with your UNC Asheville username and password. Fill out and submit the site request form. You will receive an email when your site is created.

screen shot of site request form

Build your Site

The WordPress at UNC Asheville system was upgraded to version 5.x in May 2019. The version features the new Gutenberg block editor for pages and posts. Use the following tutorials and resources to help you start building your site:

WordPress Tutorials and Resources

WordPress Basics Tutorial

WordPress Advanced Features (FAQs)

Gutenberg Editor Information

Get Assistance is supported by the Instructional Technology team at UNC Asheville’s Center for Teaching & Learning. Please contact us if you have questions or would like assistance.

Students – please contact Ramsey Library’s Media Design Lab for assistance.