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

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. But if your main...

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!

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.

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...

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.

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New Themes

We've added two new themes for you to work with. Clean Retina is "a Simple, Clean and Responsive Retina Ready WordPress Theme which adapts automatically to your tablets and mobile devices." It has lots of theme options so you can customize, including nine home page...

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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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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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