Blogging at Seton Hall University

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

With Lots of Features

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

Create 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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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.


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

WordPress Tools For Digital Humanities

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.

The 2014 Theme, Just For SHU

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.

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...

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...

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,...

WordPress 3.31

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...

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.

How-To Video Training

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.

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...

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...

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

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...