Sites@Duke: Renewing a WordPress site

How do I renew my Duke WordPress site?


The Administrator for the Duke WordPress site will be notified via an email when a web site needs to be renewed.  A notice will also appear on the site’s Dashboard indicating that the date to the site is set to expire. 


To renew a Duke WordPress site:

  1. First go to and click on the “Login” button



  1. On next page, click on the “Click here to log in with your Duke NetID” link



  1. At the Duke Sign-in page, enter your NetID and password.
  1. The WordPress site should open up displaying your Dashboard page.


  1. Click on the “Renew Now!” hyperlink at the top of your Dashboard.


  1. Agree to the Terms and Conditions by clicking on “Renew” button



  1. You will get a confirmation message indicating that the site is renewed for two years.



To check a Duke WordPress site’s expiration date:

  1. Make sure you are logged into the specific site’s Dashboard
  1. Click on “Settings” on the left panel



  1. Click on “Renew This Site”



  1. A message will display indicating if it needs to be renewed, and it will display the date the site is set to expire.


Article number: KB0027897

Valid to: September 18, 2024