Let Your Work Shine with Oxley and Orton

New year. New themes. New ways to show the world your body of work.

Have you seen the latest themes in U.OSU? Oxley and Orton join the theme array, offering more options to customize your professional and educational sites at Ohio State.


Oxley is perfect for the Buckeye who loves words. This clean, minimalist theme is a great option when displaying text-based information. Use Oxley to house your stories, poems, essays or even create a web version of your resume.

Our top three favorite features:

  • Sticky posts — highlight a post you’re really proud of, or bring your most important content to the top of your blog page
  • Featured images — when words just aren’t enough, draw people into your posts with a photo
  • Widget sections — personalize your site by adding useful elements to the sidebar, after post content and in the footer area


Does your work involve a lot of visuals? Orton has you covered. More than just a blog, this theme gives you a space to organize your images and share your creative process.

Our top three favorite new features:

  • Portfolios — display all of your visual projects in one place
  • Projects — document in detail projects you’ve worked on during your Ohio State career
  • Slideshows — showcase your best or most current work in the header area of your portfolio page

Interested in using U.OSU to show off your work? Find out more about Oxley, Orton and U.OSU portfolios in the Resource Center.