Blogging at Seton Hall University

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

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.

And Lots of Features Too

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

Launch 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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The Latest News

Recent Posts from TLTC Blogs

New Themes from WPMU

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.

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. But if your main...

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!

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...

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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 you're good...

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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 nine home page...

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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 Media popup screen until a future...

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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...

read more

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 you're good...

read more

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 making a gallery. It should...

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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 see twentytwelve in...

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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, including: Fix some issues with older...

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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.

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