Archive for the ‘expertise’ Category

WPScan WPscan false positives

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

WPscan is a popular command line tool for scanning WordPress installations to find vulnerabilities. It is a frontline tool used to find access points for your site – and – if it’s good enough for that hackers, you should be using it too! I recommend downloading it immediately to test your sites. However, I just […]

WordPress and Beer: Homebrew web applications with WP WordPress and Beer: Homebrew web applications with WP

Monday, October 13th, 2014

WordPress is an incredible platform for building full-featured, customized web applications. Every beer on the planet is made from the same four ingredients: hops, water, barley and yeast. Similarly, WordPress is built around a small feature set (posts, pages, media and tags), but from these you can build anything from a single blog to a […]

Blogs @ PCC Blogs @ PCC

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

The PCC population is overwhelmed by technology. We want to help you navigate technology at PCC. This is why a collaborative venture between the TLC, TSS and a variety of departments who specialize in technology tools and methods is taking place at the Sylvania TLC (CC 223) Fall Term, 2013. Gabe shows off the WordPress […]

Placemarks to the People Slides Placemarks to the people

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Buildings and parking aren’t the only locations that people need to find on your campus. Why then, are they the only items marked on your maps? The technology to create beautiful, interactive maps has been around for a while. Unfortunately, many colleges choose to only include a limited amount of information. Often, it’s not a […]


Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Take a quick look around the web and it becomes obvious – users really do create the best content. The articles of wikipedia, the videos of youtube and the LOLcats of the cheezburger network- all examples of platforms based entirely on user generated content.Now think about your students, faculty and staff. Given the opportunity, what […]

Revolutionizing How You Use the Web in PR Revolutionizing How You Use the Web in PR

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

PCC’s lead web designer Gabriel Nagmay has spearheaded their college’s revolution in how it delivers its stories and gauges success. Today, from tweeting and blogging to RSS feeds and Google Analytics, Nagmay has led the college into a new era. Hear about the tools and techniques Gabriel used for PCC. Learn how to maximize your […]

Learning to Love the API Learning to Love the API

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

At Portland Community College we have a huge student body, a gigantic amount of Web content, and a tiny little Web team trying to manage it all. Over the years, we have built a collection of custom Web apps to help us out. These work well, but take time and massive resources to maintain. All […]

Social Media – Getting Your Message Out Social Media – Getting Your Message Out

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

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Firefox respects Macintosh preferences, disrespects users Firefox respects Macintosh preferences, disrespects users

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Web forms rock They are easily accessible, can feed information directly to a database and replace tree-killing paper versions. Web forms suck They are difficult to style, require massive validation and and the elements look drastically different on each browser. And don’t get me started on accessibility. OK, get me started… It takes a lot […]

ITC Conference: eLearning 2009 ITC Conference: eLearning 2009

Friday, February 20th, 2009

The Accessible Video Interface Notes and resources for presentation at the 2009 eLearning  in Portland, OR. The age of video on the Web is here! Both content creators and users have high expectations and you may become caught in the middle. Learn how to create an accessible media interface that will allow your institution to […]