Welcome to Deakin University’s WordPress blogging service.

WordPress is a market-leading blogging platform that enables your faculty or portfolio to build a community, disseminate information, learn new digital technologies and keep up to date with relevant information. WordPress powers nearly one in five websites in the world and is widely used in business and industry.

You can browse through some of the blogs that available here through the ‘Browse Deakin blogs’ link.

What Deakin’s blogging service provides

This service is provided as a ‘low touch’ service with the following network statistics to illustrate the current service provision however, for more information on the scope of this service offering, please read the ‘What can we offer?’ page.

  • 121

    Websites on the Deakin University Blogs network.
  • 66%

    80 Public blogs


    41 Private blogs
  • 148581

    Registered users*

The Deakin University Blogs network currently powers 121 websites with registered 148581 users.

* Registered users refers to user accounts within the blogs.deakin.edu.au domain and does not indicate visitor statistics. For a more comprehensive review refer to Google Analytics

Managing access to your blog

The Choosing the access settings for your blog page can help you to decide how you would like your blog to be used.

Assessing and requesting plugins

The Requesting a WordPress plugin page outlines the process you need to follow if you would like plugins assessed and potentially installed,

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