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


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.


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.

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The Latest News

Recent Posts from TLTC Blogs

The Divi Builder Plugin

Elegant Themes has just released a plugin that gives you all the functionality of the page builder built into the Divi theme, allowing you to use its advanced page-builder features in most any theme you choose. As in the full theme package, the Builder comes with a set of ready-made layout options, and many content modules that you place with a drag-and-drop interface.

New Themes from WPMU

WPMUDEV is going into “builder” themes in a big way. These are themes that have drag-and-drop interfaces that let you create pages in layouts that go beyond the usual header/body/sidebar/footer model that you’re used to. Each page can have its own individual collection of modules and blocks than contain images, menus, slideshows, videos, in whatever arrangement you like. The (current) home page of TLTC Blogs is built using one of these types of themes, “Divi” from Elegant Themes.

Your Image Thumbnails — You Can Control the Cropping

A new plugin, “my eyes are up here,” lets you control how your images are cropped for thumbnails. The built-in system isn’t very smart; it essentially takes the central part of your image, squares it off, and crops off the top/bottom or left/right....

Using Widgetized Blocks in the Vertex Theme

One of the things you can do in the Vertex theme is put a WordPress widget anywhere you like. These can be just blocks of text, or they can utilize any of the features that your plug-in set might provide.

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.

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...

WordPress 4.1

We’ve updated to version 4.1 this week. The biggest change is a new theme, ‘twenty fifteen.’ It’s a very blogging-specific theme that highlights your content nicely on all kinds of devices.

Locking Down Your Uploaded Attachments

Even if you’re running a private blog, your file attachments aren’t as secure as you might like. Your or your users can innocently copy-and-paste a link to a PDF file into an e-mail … which gets passed around … then somebody puts it in a Twitter or Facebook post … and before you know it the file you wanted to keep just for your selected audience has been indexed by Google!