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.

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.

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

Just use this form to send us a message. Any question at all.

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
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 Photo Gallery...

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 how-tos.

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.

Get TLTC Blogs on Your Mobile Device

Get TLTC Blogs on Your Mobile Device

We’ve installed a slick new plugin across the blogs we host that provides a very clean interface for mobile phones and tablets. With it you get your choice of many custom icons — or you can create your own — and lots of flexibility with colors, backgrounds and menus.


Try your blog, and let us know what you think!

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Mobile Device? No Problem.

If your audience is using their mobile phone or iPad to look at your blog, and is having some problems viewing it, there’s a solution.

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Gravatars

Gravatars

What’s a gravatar? It’s one of those icons that appears in association with people’s names on a blog. Here’s how to get one.

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Upcoming Training

The TLT Center is offering it’s next training session for using this system on September 13th at 2pm. Join us in the CTC, located in Walsh Library, as we explore the exciting features of this new blogging platform and help you to get started using it.

Please register to attend the class. If you are unable to attend, please review the Documentation section of this blog to get started and feel free to reach out to us to set up another time and date.

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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 making a gallery. It should...

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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 Media popup screen until a future...

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WordPress for Android

This handy app lets you post and edit pages, moderate comments, work with categories and tags, and upload media straight from the camera.

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Compress Your Uploads for Faster Pages

Upload files that are too big, and readers will get frustrated and simply cancel the download. Or, they’ll get the file but it will be cumbersome to work with and hard to navigate through. Here are some tips to make your blog posts a little lighter on their feet.

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Get TLTC Blogs on Your Mobile Device

Get TLTC Blogs on Your Mobile Device

We’ve installed a slick new plugin across the blogs we host that provides a very clean interface for mobile phones and tablets. With it you get your choice of many custom icons — or you can create your own — and lots of flexibility with colors, backgrounds and menus.


Try your blog, and let us know what you think!

read more