Welcome to TRUBOX!

Welcome to

TRU’s shared WordPress platform

WordPress is one of the world’s most popular and powerful open source content management systems. LT&I works with the TRU community to support the creation of WordPress websites, blogs, portfolios and apps.

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What can you do on Trubox?

TRU’s community has used Trubox’s WordPress to support:

  • Teaching and learning: course sites, blogs, portfolios, and interactive learning resources.
  • Research: powerful content management and collaboration tools for enhancing, sharing and presenting your work. Knowledge mobilization in action!
  • Community building: connect your people, share what you do. Sites for communication and event support.
  • Blogs and portfolios – hundreds of TRU’s instructors and students share their work, their way, in a range of customizable themes.
  • Other special purpose sites: podcasts, video, mapping and more. If you are wondering what is possible, ask LT&I.

A powerful toolkit

Trubox runs WordPress on BC-based FIPPA-compliant servers. We make premium themes and plugins with enhanced functionality available to all users.

A community of support

Trubox builds on the expertise and experiences of the LT&I team, its thousands of users, and its partners in the OpenETC.

On-ramps and running starts

Trubox supports cloneable starter sites and SPLOT technology to make working on the open web easier and faster than ever before!


We are so proud and impressed with the sites that TRU’s users have built on this platform. You can check out some of our favorites, or browse the full site directory below.

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Request a site or Trubox support:

To learn more, ask for help, or to arrange a consultation, you can contact LT&I at learningtech@tru.ca


If you are looking to learn more, we recommend some of the following:

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Get Started

If you know what you want to do, you can contact LT&I to request your site, or get started with one of our cloneable starter sites.
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LT&I Team Work

The Learning Technology & Innovation team uses Trubox extensively to support TRU and the community of open learners beyond.