Appearance: controls the look and some interactive elements of your site.

  • Themes-RSO’s and other SIUC sites will only be able to use the designated RSO theme.

Widgets: are the editable sidebar regions of your site.

  • there are a number of options that you can choose to customize your site using widgets. For example, you can have calendars, tag clouds, links, a login area and more. The best way to figure out what will work best for you is to experiment with widgets.

More in depth widget information available from WordPress CMS.

Menus: allows you to create and edit multiple menus.

  • even thought the Menu option resides under the Appearance tab, please visit the Menus page for detailed information.