Blogging at Seton Hall University
Is a self-publishing platform brought to you by the Teaching, Learning and Technology Center.
What We Provide
Plug-insHundreds 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.
The Latest NewsRecent Posts from TLTC Blogs
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.
A new way you can use the Twitter Hashtag Feed Widget on your blog, and display a feed of hash-tag friendly results.
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 handy app lets you post and edit pages, moderate comments, work with categories and tags, and upload media straight from the camera.
The JoeMobi app generator lets you compile your WordPress blog into a downloadable app for your Android or Blackberry.
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.