Blogging at Seton Hall University

Is a self-publishing platform brought to you by the Teaching, Learning and Technology Center.

With Lots of Features

Powered by WordPress web-based software, there are hundreds of themes and plugins you can use to create a beautiful and functional website or blog.
Some Examples

Create Your Own

This service is available free to members of the Seton Hall community. Create a site for a publication, a research project, a department, a club or organization.
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What We Provide

Themes

Dozens of ready-to-use themes are installed, and we add more all the time. If you find one you think is just right for you that we don’t have already, let us know and we’ll check it out.

Plug-ins

Hundreds of available plugins add functionality to your blog. From calendars to contact forms, galleries to geotagging, if you need to do something special we’re ready for you.

Training and Support

We’re committed to making your site work. With lots of support documents, scheduled training sessions and experienced hands with big ideas, drop us a line if you need anything at all.


Here are Some Showcase Examples

Some of the projects we’ve facilitated are shown below. Click to see more about what techniques were used in each, including plugins, themes and special effects.

We're Happy To Talk

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Or Get Started

Just fill out the form to request a blog. Tells us as much as you can, and we can get started right away.
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The Latest News

Recent Posts from TLTC Blogs

Your Image Thumbnails — You Can Control the Cropping

A new plugin, “my eyes are up here,” lets you control how your images are cropped for thumbnails. The built-in system isn’t very smart; it essentially takes the central part of your image, squares it off, and crops off the top/bottom or left/right....

Locking Down Your Uploaded Attachments

Even if you’re running a private blog, your file attachments aren’t as secure as you might like. Your or your users can innocently copy-and-paste a link to a PDF file into an e-mail … which gets passed around … then somebody puts it in a Twitter or Facebook post … and before you know it the file you wanted to keep just for your selected audience has been indexed by Google!

Using Widgetized Blocks in the Vertex Theme

One of the things you can do in the Vertex theme is put a WordPress widget anywhere you like. These can be just blocks of text, or they can utilize any of the features that your plug-in set might provide.

WordPress Tools For Digital Humanities

Both of these are very specialized tools, with more than a few quirks. Especially in Annotum, the learning curve is fairly steep and prone to trial-and-error. But they impose sensible workflow solutions and organize information in a way that a standard theme or plug-in does not.

WordPress 3.8

You might have noticed already, but last week we upgraded to the latest version of our blogging platform. There are a few changes, most of them cosmetic. The dashboard uses a new, more modern font. Plus, you can now customize your colors. No more of the boring...

The End Of Twitter

That’s probably an overstatement. But this June 11, Twitter is going to be retiring their current API and replacing it with the new version. What does this mean to you? The process so far has been pretty simple. Load up your widget, point it at a feed, and...

Locking Down Your Uploaded Attachments

Even if you’re running a private blog, your file attachments aren’t as secure as you might like. Your or your users can innocently copy-and-paste a link to a PDF file into an e-mail … which gets passed around … then somebody puts it in a Twitter or Facebook post … and before you know it the file you wanted to keep just for your selected audience has been indexed by Google!

Learn More

“Video Tutorials” gives you access to a large library of professionally produced training videos on a range of WordPress topics. Just log in to your dashboard and look for it in the top-left section.

How-To Video Training

We’ve gotten some instructional videos to help you get the most out of your WordPress site. Click through to read more about posts and pages, your media library, how to manage your widgets and menus, and your categories and tags.