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WordPress is web software used for blogging and for creating websites.  It is extremely popular in general use.  Smith College has its own installation of WordPress.  Photo galleries, essays or informal writings, collaborative texts, and discussions can be created on a WordPress site.  Audio and video clips and images can be included in blog entries.

Smith currently uses WordPress to support course related writing projects.  Faculty, staff, and students use WordPress themes to create individual and student organization websites. 

Who is using WordPress?
Courses in Arabic, French, and many other departments,faculty members in several departments and project sites such as the Virginia Wolf project at

How can I examine WordPress for myself?
Contact Deborah Keisch Polin at for information.  If you would like a site set up then, please, send the title of your blog and the name and email address of the admininstrator of the blog.

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