Support & Training

Advanced Features

Redirecting Your Site

If you’ve moved your site over to a new URL and you need to redirect all of the pages, the best way to handle this is through the Redirection plugin. This will allow you to still access the dashboard of the old site when needed, but redirect all pages on the front-end to your new… Read more »

Shortcodes

Shortcodes = shortcuts Generally speaking, a shortcode allows you to add functionality ranging from videos to columns on a page without touching code. The benefits to using shortcodes are centered on ease of use. Certain plugins on our service can create shortcodes specific for your site. However, the following shortcodes are included with WordPress automatically… Read more »

Web and Theme Customization Resources

Built by You. Supported by Us. Powered by WordPress.   What does “self-serve” mean? Web.unc.edu is ‘self-serve’ meaning we are here to provide both the resources to help you learn how to use web.unc.edu and the building blocks to develop a web.unc.edu site but leave it to you to actually develop one. We work to offer a variety of safe,… Read more »

List Category Posts Plugin

List Category Posts allows you to list posts from a category into a post/page using the [ catlist ] shortcode. Activate the List Category Post Plugin. If you do not know how to activate a plugin, please follow these instructions. In the visual editor, type: [ catlist name =”yourcategoryname”, orderby = “date”,  order=”asc” ] Click… Read more »

Redirect Plugin

Sometimes you need to redirect a domain or even a single URL from an old site to the new one on the new site.  The redirection tool can help you manage that so you don’t lose valuable traffic. It allows you to have a way to manage all your 301 redirects and monitor 404 errors…. Read more »

Wiki Documentation

Web.unc.edu allows you to add as many Wiki Pages to your site as you would like through the Wiki Plugin. Adding Wiki’s 1) Activate the Wiki Plugin. If you do not know how to activate a plugin, please follow these instructions. 2) Go do your Dashboard on your site and look for Wiki’s on the… Read more »