Welcome to your new WashU Web Theme site!
Read the guides below to begin exploring options and building your site.
Are you new to websites?
Fear not. You can do this. We’re here for you.
Whether you’re new to updating websites or just haven’t used WordPress before, we’ve created dozens of tutorials with you in mind.
Have you built sites before?
In June 2020, we implemented WordPress’s block-based page editor. It looks (and functions!) very differently from what you might be used to:
- The block editor makes it easy to lay out pages, edit your content and deliver your unique message.
- New content and layout features give you additional options to customize pages. You have over 30 block types to choose from!
- Take your site to the next level. Once you’ve mastered the basics of the new editor, dive into the theme’s more advanced features.
Editing the homepage
Step 1: Planning your content
We recommend saving edits to this page — your site’s homepage — for last.
As a portal to your site’s most important content, the homepage requires established pages and posts for you to embed, feature or link to.
Think of your homepage like the introduction to a paper: You can’t be entirely sure what’s inside until you’ve written it!
Step 2: Designing your page
When you’re ready to create your homepage, follow these steps:
Launching your site
When your site is ready for its debut, our Launch Guide will walk you through the final steps to ensure your site is at its best.