SHU Logos and Graphic Standards

SHU Logos and Graphic Standards

Branding your blog with Seton Hall’s logo helps leverage the University’s identity, improving the visibility of your blog as well as enhancing the quantity of University-branded content on the Web. We have a few resources that can help. On the University...
Custom CSS

Custom CSS

Today we’re introducing a new plugin you can use to add custom CSS code to your blog. It’s called “My Custom CSS,” and you should already see it under the Appearance menu on your dashboard.

Events Made Easy

If your blog needs to run a calendar of events, we offer the Events Made Easy plugin. Just activate it from your dashboard and you can get started quickly. But it offers a lot more. Here’s a blog post with lots of examples and...
The End Of Twitter

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...
Sidebar Login Is Back!

Sidebar Login Is Back!

The latest update of the Sidebar Widget works nicely with our systems. If you want an easy way to log in from your blog’s home screen, just follow this simple recipe.

New Themes

New Themes

We’ve added two new themes for you to work with. Clean Retina is “a Simple, Clean and Responsive Retina Ready WordPress Theme which adapts automatically to your tablets and mobile devices.” It has lots of theme options so you can customize, including...
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

To help celebrate, we’ve upgraded the blog system to WordPress 3.5. The biggest change is the new media manager. It’s easier to use — all you have to do is drag-and-drop your media files onto the popup. It’s especially speedy when you’re...
Twenty-Twelve

Twenty-Twelve

WordPress 3.5 is scheduled to be released tomorrow, and while we won’t be updating it immediately — we usually wait until a 3.5.1 release to be sure the kinks are worked out — we have picked up this year’s new default theme, twentytwelve. To...
Featured Image Bug – Updated and Fixed

Featured Image Bug – Updated and Fixed

If you’re using the Arras theme, or another one that’s dependent on featured images, Drag and drop the image you want from your desktop into the “Featured Image” box in the right-hand column. You won’t be able to do it from within the...
Site Categories

Site Categories

A new plugin, “Site Categories,” will let us build nicely organized lists of sites by their topic. We’ve already set up a few basic categories, and next time you go in to make an update to your site, you can help.

Appointments+

Introducing a new plugin, Appointments+. What’s it for? Suppose you’re managing a group of students available to work on specific projects in specific time slots. You can build a calendar, and assign tasks and people to times. Confirmation and reminder...

We’ve Upgraded!

This morning we upgraded to WordPress 3.4.2. It’s not a major release, so you probably won’t see any changes. According to the WordPress team’s blog, here’s what’s new: …we’ve identified and fixed a number of nagging bugs,...

Announcing WordPress 3.4.1

We’ve upgraded to the latest and greatest this afternoon. It took about 15 seconds, so your experience should have been pretty seamless. Find out what’s new after the jump… Live Theme Previews Gone are the days of rushing to update your header,...