Getting Started with RamPages


  1. Go to:
  2. Click “Create an Account”
  3. Select your username (NOTE: you cannot change this later)
  4. You must use your VCU e-mail address
  5. Make sure “Gimme a site!” is selected
  6. Click “Next”
  7. Select your site name, also known as your URL (NOTE: you cannot change this later). You’ll probably want to use something “professional” and/or respectable; i.e. you don’t want your ePortfolio URL to be
  8. Select your site title (separate from your site name, and unlike it, you can change this later)
  9. Make sure “Basic Site” template is selected
  10. Click “Sign-Up”
  11. Write down your username & randomly generated password

To change your password…

  1. From the admin area (known as the dashboard), on the top right, hover over your name, and select “Edit My Profile”
  2. Under “Account Management”, select “Generate Password”
  3. Type in your new password
  4. If WordPress determines that the password is too weak, either choose a stronger password, or select “Confirm use of weak password”
  5. Click “Update Profile”

For additional information about building out your site, go to the HELP RESOURCES page.