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  • New Site Themes

    New Site Themes
    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    We have rolled out five new themes today, a combination of magazine-style and general blogging layouts. All are responsive for attractive display on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices. Book Lite is a […]
    Posted April 02, 2013.
  • Posted March 28, 2013.
  • Check out this test post!

    Scott Dellinger on Test UVM InfoTech News
    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Phasellus luctus eleifend nulla sed pharetra. Ut eu nibh risus. Quisque mattis, odio eu tincidunt tempus, nisi magna mollis nunc, ut ultrices justo […]
    Posted March 28, 2013.
  • WordPress Upgrade

    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    WordPress on UVM Blogs has been updated to the latest release.  The most exciting feature is an overhauled media manager, making it vastly easier to upload and manage images and other attachments and embed them in […]
    Posted February 11, 2013.
  • Site Updates

    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    I have updated the theme of the top-level UVM Blogs site.  It now displays much better on different screen sizes–including phones–and brings site activity front and center so you can more quickly see what people […]
    Posted September 15, 2012.
  • Minor Upgrade

    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    WordPress has been updated to version 3.3.2, fixing several security issues.  If you notice any problems, please let us know.
    Posted April 23, 2012.
  • Site Upgrade

    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    WordPress has been upgraded to the latest version, 3.3.1.  Along with several necessary security fixes, this version improves the layout of the toolbar at the top of the screen (note that the Login link is on the right now), simplifies media uploading–including drag-and-drop into your browser window!–and should have improved performance for people…[Read more]
    Posted February 03, 2012.
  • Blog server updates

    Scott Dellinger on Scott's Blog
    Blog.uvm.edu has seen some updates recently as I fit it in-between my other work. Not much finished, but things looking better. I’ve overhauled the  activity stream  so that it is vastly better looking, though it’s still getting tweaked.  Any input is welcome.  The whole point is so that people can find out what interesting things others at UVM…[Read more]
    Posted September 09, 2011.
  • Wapuu

    Wapuu
    Scott Dellinger on Scott's Blog
    This cute guy — who is very definitely not Pikachu holding a WordPress logo — is Wapuu, the newly-named mascot of WordPress Japan.
    Posted August 20, 2011.
  • WordPress 3.2

    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    UVM Blogs has been updated to WordPress 3.2.1.  The most noticeable changes are an update to the look of your admin dashboard, a nice “distraction-free” writing mode that simplifies writing new posts, and the introduction of the new, highly customizable “Twenty Eleven” theme. For a good overview, check this…[Read more]
    Posted August 18, 2011.
  • UVM Blogs updates

    Scott Dellinger on Scott's Blog
    I just upgraded UVM Blogs to WordPress 3.1.2.  It’s a pretty minor update, so I’m not expecting issues. Last night, I also rolled out the new UVM theme for the top-level blog.  Ooh, pretty.  Among other things, it brings the most recent several posts from people’s blogs onto the home page. I’m also working on [...]
    Posted April 28, 2011.
  • WordPress 3.1

    WordPress 3.1
    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    With the upgrade of  UVM Blogs to WordPress 3.1, you’ll notice several changes that are aimed at making blogging even easier than before. New Admin Bar WordPress sports an attractive new admin bar at the top of the screen with direct links to frequently-used actions. Note that several options may be in slightly different places from the old [...]
    Posted April 05, 2011.
  • WordPress 3.1

    Scott Dellinger on Scott's Blog
    WordPress 3.1 is out, and has some nice new features .  I will try to get blog.uvm.edu upgraded as soon as I can, though we have a lot of plugins and customizations that complicate things, particularly the social features on the top level blog and our hooks into the user account logic that allows us to use [...]
    Posted February 24, 2011.
  • Admin bar update

    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    The admin bar at the top of pages on blog.uvm.edu is very useful, and the “My Blogs” menu that shows up when you’re logged in is probably the easiest way to choose between your blogs and post new content to them.  Until now, the only blogs listed there were the ones to which you had [...]
    Posted February 01, 2011.
  • Comment spam protection

    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    After some vendor delay, we have licensed and enabled the Akismet comment spam filter for all blogs. Comments posted in response to articles on your blog will automatically be checked for spammy content so that you will be pestered less often for comment moderation. If a spam comment does get through, simply mark it as [...]
    Posted November 19, 2010.
  • Flurry of new themes

    Flurry of new themes
    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    We have just added 14 new themes to the UVM blogs theme gallery, representing many different styles and layout options.  To check them out (and maybe use one for your blog), log in to your admin dashboard and click Appearances in the left-hand menu. [...]
    Posted October 26, 2010.
  • New Facebook, Twitter plugins

    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    I have just made available the Like and WP-TweetButton plugins to provide the Facebook “Like” and Twitter “Tweet” buttons for your blogs.  Once you have activated one or both plugins, you can customize them from the admin dashboard, under Settings -> Facebook Like Button or Settings -> Tweet Button. If you have used these plugins [...]
    Posted October 06, 2010.
  • New Blog Theme: UVM 2010

    UVM 2010 Banner Gallery
    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    A new theme, “UVM 2010″, has been made available with the look of of recently updated UVM main web site . This theme builds on the features of “UVM 2008″, and includes color variants, a small gallery of included banner images to choose from (or you can upload your own), three customizable widget areas, support for the new [...]
    Posted August 09, 2010.
  • UVM Blogs upgraded to WordPress 3.0.1

    UVM Blogs upgraded to WordPress 3.0.1
    Scott Dellinger on UVM Blogs
    The UVM blogs service, blog.uvm.edu, has been upgraded to WordPress 3.0.1. This new version supports custom post types and easily created menus, the blog admin pages have been streamlined and now have a better help system, and many other things have been improved. For an overview, watch this: In addition, WordPress 3.0 includes a great new [...]
    Posted August 05, 2010.