How do I create just a username and no blog?

Get a Username only (if you've never created one) to  be added to a course group blog or another existing blog

1. Go to the homepage at http://blogs.cas.suffolk.edu and click Sign Up Here

2. Add a Username, your Suffolk email, verifyy, and click JUST A USERNAME, please.

2. Add a Username, your Suffolk email, verifyy, and click JUST A USERNAME, please.

1. Add a username like firstname lastinitial or lastinital firstname or something of your choosing

2. This must be your Suffolk email

3. Enter the code

4. Change this option to Just a Username

5. Click Next

Wait for the page to load!

3. A confirmation page will tell you to check your email and click a link to activate

3. A confirmation page will tell you to check your email and click a link to activate

4. Click the link in your suffolk email

4. Click the link in your suffolk email

Click the link and your Username will be activated.  This will show you your

USERNAME and TEMPORARY PASSWORD.  The system will also

send you an email with this information.  

5. Copy your password and click Login

5. Copy your password and click Login

This will show you your USERNAME and TEMPORARY PASSWORD.  

The system will also send you an email with this information.  

Copy your password from 2 anpve and click Login.  

Enter your username and password on the next screen shown next.

6. Enter your Username and Assigned password

6. Enter your Username and Assigned password

we will change your password later

7. Click Users on the upper right

7. Click Users on the upper right

8. Click Your Profile

8. Click Your Profile

9. Enter a New Password that you will remember and click Update Profile

9. Enter a New Password that you will remember and click Update Profile

Make this a password you will remember, instead of the one wordpress has assigned to you!

10. Send an email to your instructor with your Suffolk email saying you've been added as a user

10. Send an email to your instructor with your Suffolk email saying you've been added as a user

Next, your instructor can add you the course blog.

11. When your instructor adds you to the blog, you will receive a confirmation email from blogs@suffolk

Click the link in the confirmation email to add yourself to the course blog

That's it!  You're added to a blog!

From now on, return to http://blogs.cas.suffolk.edu to log in with your username and password and you will be able to contribute to the blog!

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