Community based Kindergartens are eligible for free Web Publishing through the Kindergarten IT Program.
We create a web space and provide you with the tools and resources to manage and edit the content on the site yourself. Itís a cost-free start to getting online, offering 50MB of hosting space, FTP access, and technical support.
We also offer the opportunity for a one hour session with us at the State Library of Victoria to discuss authoring your site.
How to apply
Complete the Kindergarten Web Publishing Application Form
For more information on Web Design and Hosting, Domain Name & DNS management, please contact us; Community IT Support 1800 629 835.
Web Server Upgrade
We are excited to let you know that if you have a website hosted with us, you will now be benefiting from our Web Server Upgrade. This project has been in development and is now live.
The upgrade will improve the security of our hosting and provide new features.†
What will change:
- After the upgrade the websites will have a slightly different address but the old one will keep working see our FAQ.
- The LightNEasy platform some sites are built with will no longer function. It is end of life and no longer supported making it insecure see our FAQ.
New server wide security features:
- Forced SSL with Free Certificates from LetsEncrypt
- SuPHP For enhanced security
- Encrypted FTP
Value added features:
- Free SSL certificates
- New and improved stat features (webalizer and awstats)
- Subdomains for kindergarten websites for better logging/stat purposes (instead of subdirectories of home.kindergarten.vic.gov.au)
Web server upgrade FAQ:
Example WordPress Website
We offer Wordpress CMS website builder. Itís easy to use, you can choose a theme, add a banner image, change the colours, create & customise pages!
View our example website created in WordPress
Getting started with WordPress
Have you just taken over the role of maintaining a kindergarten WordPress website?
Our new Quick Guide to editing WordPress pages will get you started with:
- Logging into the site
- Finding the page you want to edit
- Using the Text Editor
- Updating the page
Once you are comfortable with that you can learn how to upload documents, add images to galleries, and much more with the resources below
WordPress User Manual
The WordPress User Manual (Easy WP Guide) provides all the information you need to learn how to update your new website including how to navigate the editing panel, add new pages and content, change the appearance and more!
Download the Easy WP Guide WordPress Manual.PDF from the WordPress Website.
Website Management Tips
Kindergarten Website Spotlights
Want to find out more about Community Kindergarten Web Publishing?
We put a spotlight on new websites being created and managed by Kindergartens. Each article has been written by the Kindergarten about why they wanted the site, how they maintain it, its value and the feedback they have received.