Welcome to your new SHANTI Pages WordPress site. What you are reading now is a sample “Post” for your site. Once you begin creating your site, you will want to delete it. Before you do, please read the following paragraphs — they contain essential information that you should know before you get started.

Know Your Web Rights & Responsibilities
Learn your web rights and responsibilities regarding copyright and fair use before you post content on your site. Neither SHANTI Pages nor the University of Virginia is responsible for what you post — as a publisher on this site, it is your responsibility to know and respect the law. For more information about this important topic, click here to see the guidelines created by the Office of General Counsel.

Configure Your Privacy Settings
To learn about Privacy Settings for your site, please see our Help Document, “Understanding Privacy Settings in WordPress,” in the SHANTI Knowledge Base.

Begin Building Your Site
To begin, go to Step-by-Step Guide to Building a WordPress Site (UVa Knowledge Base).

Attention Student Organizations
It may be required to include a Non-Affiliation Statement somewhere on their site. The language to use is the following:
Non-Affiliation Statement
Although this organization has members who are University of Virginia students and may have University employees associated or engaged in its activities and affairs, the organization is not a part of or an agency of the University. It is a separate and independent organization which is responsible for and manages its own activities and affairs. The University does not direct, supervise or control the organization and is not responsible for the organization’s contracts, acts or omissions.

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