Author: Lauren Brumfield

cPanel Basics

cPanel Read below to understand the basics of a cPanel dashboard. By deafult, cPanel will put the Files section first on your dashboard. Note that you can change the order in which your tools appear in cPanel using the drag & drop method. Also note the shortcut links that have been added

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Connecting an existing Top Level Domain with cPanel

Even if your school only provides subdomains, any user on any Domain of One’s Own platform can add Top-Level domains (TLDs) to their account by default. And yes, that’s in addition to the Subdomain/TLD that they signed up with! For example, a maybe a faculty member or student wants to move their

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Giving user-account access to your developer

Scenario: When starting a DoOO project, your institution may already have existing sites hosted elsewhere that you want to migrate to Domain of One’s Own. (I recommend reading through the Migrations & Transfers category if you need additional assistance with migration workflows.) Maybe your school has existing WordPress sites with

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Your DoOO Theme

This post gives you a full list of the do’s and don’t’s for customizing your Domain of One’s Own website. If you have any questions about the following, please start a conversation with support@reclaimhosting.com before making changes. WP Dashboard > Appearance > Themes Do NOT deactivate or change the Enfold Child

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Editing Icon Element Boxes on Homepage

What do you mean by icon element boxes? The outlined boxes below: If you’re interested in changing colors, text, fonts, this is the article for you! If you’re interested in knowing how to add to/ remove these elements, this is also the article for you! There are two ways to

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Adding Community Documentation Articles

Over the years, our Domain of One’s Own schools (specifically the folks at Oklahoma University!) have curated quite a hub of documentation articles for Domain of One’s Own communities. Since then, Reclaim Hosting has adopted their work for other schools to look to, work from, and build on. Every school

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Adding a Migration Information Page

Though the basic Domain of One’s Own instance doesn’t include a Migration Assistance page, this can be added by Reclaim Hosting per your request. What is the Migration Information page? ^ The page will look something like this. You can customize it how you see fit, perhaps including language/instructions from

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Editing Homepage Menu

To add/edit/remove items from your Domain of One’s Own homepage menu, follow the steps below: Log in as an administrator to your DoOO WP instance. This will likely be at yourproject.edu/wp-login.php?wp. Navigate to the main WordPress dashboard, and click Appearance > Menus. Click create a new menu. Give your new

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Creating a WordPress Template

This article explains how to save your own website install as a template for others to use. The idea is that your DoOO Community can install a pre-built WordPress site, for instance, instead of a clean install without configured themes/plugins/settings/etc. It’s incredibly simple to set up, and opens up a new realm of

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Troubleshooting FTP

Though it’s a great tool for moving data in bulk, File Transfer Protocol can be tricky. There are a ton of outliers that could result in that annoying “Login Failed” message, so knowing where to look can be half the battle. We’ve got a great outline & explanation for all-things-FTP

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