We've just upgraded WordPress to version 3.3 on the blogs.edgehill.ac.uk site. Take a look at some of the new features: If everything goes well we will be upgrading WordPress-powered sites on the corporate website early in the new year, ignoring this helpful advice from Twitter 🙂 https://twitter.com/lgladdy/statuses/146142135954051072
At the end of the year it's always nice to look back at some of the things we've done and this year we'll do it by looking back at the top ten blog posts from the year. Confluence Design Templates One of last year's 25 days posts which has had over 1000 views. Higher Education homepages … Continue reading Web Services Top Ten of 2010
Sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace , LinkedIn, Orkut, Zorpia, Flicker, twicpic, yfrog and YouTube.etc, are social media sites designed to share information such as who and where you are and what you are doing, photos and video. This is a comical example of how information is shared using social media sites to tell the Digital … Continue reading Protect your digital identity and information on social networks
Go was launched roughly three years ago and the overall aim was to make everything more accessible and easier for students. Specifically access to their Mail, File Storage, Discussion, Community, Library and Blackboard. I would say over all Go has been a fabulous success, we have developed it a great deal over the past three years, improving it … Continue reading Go Success
The production of video has become very fashionable on our Corporate site and there are a lot preparation, recording and technical aspects to consider before creating and publishing the videos. So I invite you to discover a series of free services to create online videos, editing in different formats or develop through images and sound. … Continue reading Edit your videos online!
A year ago the Web Services team stared blogging every day during Advent and the pain of that followed by blogging every day for 125 days apparently hasn't put me off trying it again. I have no idea where we'll go with it but last year we covered everything from open data to environmental issues. … Continue reading We’re back, ready for Round Two!
The latest batch of student bloggers have just started writing for Hi and this year a few new things are being introduced. Most notably they're also making use of Twitter. It's still early days but it's a great insight into student life at Edge Hill. Over the coming months we'll be making more use of … Continue reading Student Life
Following Hacks meet Hackers on Friday I decided that two conferences in a week wasn't enough and headed into Manchester to WordCamp UK at MMU's Business School. It was a full weekend event including socials in the evening but prior commitments meant I could only go for the day. In case the name doesn't give … Continue reading WordCamp UK
We've just upgraded to the latest version of WordPress MU - the system that powered blogs.edgehill.ac.uk. You can see that latest features in this video: http://wordpress.tv/2009/12/21/introducing-wordpress-2-9-%E2%80%93-carmen/ That video was embedded using one of the coolest new features in WordPress 2.9.1 - oEmbed. oEmbed is a way of websites sharing information about how content should be … Continue reading WordPress MU 2.9.1
It’s that time of year where you have to post an annual wrap-up of the previous year’s posts. 10. Google Apps Mail – POP/IMAP/iPhone Just sneaking into the top ten is Steve’s introduction to some of the ways to access email for users of the new Google powered email. 9. New Departmental Sites Sam introduces … Continue reading Top 10 of 2009