The Commons

What is the Commons?

The Commons is a web-publishing environment for the Empire State College community sponsored by the Office of Integrated Technologies. It is a place where you can easily create a personal or professional website with the popular open-source WordPress software, which allows users to set up and customize individual and shared web sites using a variety of design templates or “themes.” The Commons is intended to complement the official college web site by providing a place for ESC faculty, staff and students to experiment with web publishing and using a content management system.

With the Commons you can:
  • set up a web page accessible by anyone in the world
  • create a blog
Frequently Asked Questions
  • Answers to most questions can be found here.
  • Center mentors should contact their faculty instructional technologist with further questions or for assistance.


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