Blogging at Seton Hall University
Is a self-publishing platform brought to you by the Teaching, Learning and Technology Center.
What We Provide
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.
The Latest NewsRecent Posts from TLTC Blogs
WPMUDEV is going into “builder” themes in a big way. These are themes that have drag-and-drop interfaces that let you create pages in layouts that go beyond the usual header/body/sidebar/footer model that you’re used to. Each page can have its own individual collection of modules and blocks than contain images, menus, slideshows, videos, in whatever arrangement you like. The (current) home page of TLTC Blogs is built using one of these types of themes, “Divi” from Elegant Themes.
Here’s a very detailed article from WPMU on various tactics and options.
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. But if your main...
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!
Everyone’s going mobile — are you ready?
Video and audio playlists! In-place image sizing! And, finally, cleanly paste in text from Microsoft Word and Excel!read more
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...read more
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 you're good...read more
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 nine home page...read more
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 Media popup screen until a future...read more
We’ve updated to version 4.1 this week. The biggest change is a new theme, ‘twenty fifteen.’ It’s a very blogging-specific theme that highlights your content nicely on all kinds of devices.read more
Slideshow sets for this year’s WordPress 101 and WordPress 201 sessions.read more
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!read more
Everyone’s going mobile — are you ready?read more
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.