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WordPress 3.9 and Your Media Files

Video and audio playlists! In-place image sizing! And, finally, cleanly paste in text from Microsoft Word and Excel! . . . → Read More: WordPress 3.9 and Your Media Files Continue reading

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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. . . . → Read More: How-To Video Training Continue reading

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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. . . . → Read More: The 2014 Theme, Just For SHU Continue reading

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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 shades-of-blue or shades-of-grey styles. Go into your Users::Your . . . → Read More: WordPress 3.8

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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 there is a section of SHU Graphics. Start by downloading a . . . → Read More: SHU Logos and Graphic Standards

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Twitter Hashtags In Your Sidebar

Now you can use the Twitter Hashtag Feed Widget on your blog, and display a feed of hash-tag friendly results. . . . → Read More: Twitter Hashtags In Your Sidebar Continue reading

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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. . . . → Read More: Custom CSS Continue reading

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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.

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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 to go. But now . . . → Read More: The End Of Twitter

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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. . . . → Read More: Sidebar Login Is Back! Continue reading

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