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  1. Log in to Moodle and navigate to your intended course.
  2. In the upper-right corner, click the big gear icon and select Turn editing on
  3. Click the Add an activity or resource link in the section of your choice.
  4. Select the External Tool activity and click Add.
  5. You will now see an options screen for the External Tool activity.
  6. Give your new activity a name (example: EDUC 019 WordPress Site).
  7. In the next field, "External tool type", choose the tool type for the current semester. The format will be as follows: *Semester* *Year* WordPress Courses (example: Fall 2017 WordPress Courses).
  8. Leave the next field, "Launch URL", blank.
  9. Select Show More...
  10. In the next field, "Launch Container",  select New Window from the dropdown.
  11. Scroll to the bottom and click the button marked Save and return to course.
  12. You should now see your new activity link in your course.
  13. Click on the new activity link to initiate the WordPress site. You will automatically be added as an admin user.
  14. All enrolled participants can click on this activity link to access the WordPress site.