WordPress & Higher Ed

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Presenters Curtiss Grymala – University of Mary Washington Location: Skyline III You’ve probably read the critiques about WordPress: “It’s a blogging tool,” “It’s not secure,” “It’s only for people who don’t know how to code,” and “It’s free, so it must be full of bugs.” The reality is WordPress has grown into a mature, full-featured […]

#WRK6: The WordPress University

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Stephanie Leary @sleary 103 A & B, Frontier Airlines Center Is WordPress the right CMS for your department, or even your whole institution? How do you sell your colleagues on WordPress? What kinds of sites can you build with WordPress? We will discuss how WordPress’s theme system is uniquely suited for campus-wide branding initiatives, and […]

Wordpress Image Upload Basics WordPress Image Upload Basics

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

As someone who manages a bunch of wordpress installations, I can easily tell you the most frequently asked questions have to do with images: “how do I upload images” or “why is my image the wrong size/proportions”. There are detailed support pages available. But, it seemed like a good idea to put the basics here: […]

Hold Up! WordPress Can Do That?!? GTFO!

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Mike Richwalsky Director of Marketing Services, John Carroll University Let’s play ” find the WP site” – oh, wait they all are! Full university web sites? Allegheny – 151 sites and 104 users (soon to grow) John Carroll – Just launched. 27 sites, 35 users. Must have plugins (for a CMS) Amazon S3 – all […]

Simple Preview (Plugin for Wordpress) Simple Preview (Plugin for WordPress)

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Enables you to give a link to anonymous users for public preview of a post before it is published. Download Download the file from wordpress.org/extend/plugins/simple-preview/ Credit Where credit is due: This plugin is just an updated/modified/simplified version of Public Post Preview 1.3 by Matt Martz and Jonathan Dingman Description Have you ever been writing a […]

TwitCategory (Plugin for Wordpress) TwitCategory (Plugin for WordPress)

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Announces new posts (from a selected category) on twitter. Download Download the file from wordpress.org/extend/plugins/twitcategory/ Updated 2010-03-02 The plugin has been updated based on requests from the comments below. It now supports [post] and URL shortening from Tinyurl, IsGd and Bitly! How to install: Download and unzip the folder twitcategory. Upload twitcategory to the /wp-content/plugins […]