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
TablePress, Polldaddy Polls & Ratings, WP Twitter AutoPost and Microblog Poster.
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 introduces a new default theme every year, and this year it’s called … twenty fourteen. It’s a very clean and dramatic looking magazine-style theme with lots of possibilities. As usual, out-of-the-box it’s fairly plain; but we’ve created a version of it with some extra goodies.
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...
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 Photo Gallery...
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.read more
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, background, and the...read more
Several blogs have recently taken off, and we’re happy to highlight them on the Featured Blogs page.
Global Health Governance (http://blogs.shu.edu/ghg/)
Switched On (http://blogs.shu.edu/switchedon/)
The College of Arts and Sciences Newsletter (http://blogs.shu.edu/artscinewsletter/)
The International Susan Glaspell Society (http://blogs.shu.edu/glaspellsociety/)
Seton Hall Alumni (http://blogs.shu.edu/alumni/)
This afternoon you'll notice a change to the dashboard -- we've upgraded the system to 3.31. Starting with 3.3, there are some helpful differences. Other than the more compact left-column menu, you'll enjoy the way you can upload images and other files. Click on the...read more
This handy app lets you post and edit pages, moderate comments, work with categories and tags, and upload media straight from the camera.read 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.read more
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.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
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...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.