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How do I add users to my blog/class blog?

To add users to your blog they first need a CampusPress account. Contact IT Self Service Portal with the username of the users you would like to add to your blog. Once the users blogs accounts are created you can add these as users Adding users with existing City Blogs accounts If the person already has a City Blogs account, you can add them to your blog. From the Users menu on the Dashboard select Add user. Input the users user's City username (e.g. sbbg123 or abxy123), select the appropriate role from the Role drop-down menu and click Add user. For a full breakdown of the roles please see the Edublogs guidance on roles.

Adding users without a City Blogs account. If the people you want to add don't already have a City Blogs account, you can generate an invitation and e-mail it to them. When they accept the invitation, their City Blogs account will be created and they will be added to your blog. NB. They must have a City IT account.

  1. Go to your blog Dashboard and Users > Invite Users

  2. Choose an invite code. This will be added to the URL you send to users.

  3. Select the role you want them to have. Please note - as the URL can be forwarded to other City users, select a role you will be happy with them enrolling themselves onto. For a full breakdown of the roles please see the


  1. Edublogs guidance on roles.

  2. Copy the URL that is generated and e-mail to the users you want to add.

  3. The site they access will ask them to log in using their City IT username and password, and then will direct them to your blog.

If you need to add a batch of users complete the batch create spreadsheet and log a request with the IT Service Desk.

To add external users, see our advice on the City Blogs guidance page.