Announcement

Sites and blogs platform update – WordPress 3.8.1 and new plugins

Today we successfully upgraded sites.cardiff.ac.uk and blogs.cardiff.ac.uk from WordPress 3.7 to Wordpress 3.8.1.

WordPress 3.8 “Parker” has been given a facelift. 3.8 brings a fresh new look to the entire admin dashboard. Gone are overbearing gradients and dozens of shades of grey — bring on a bigger, bolder, more colorful design! More information regarding the changes introduced by WordPress 3.8 here.

Version 3.8.1 is a maintenance releases that addresses 31 bugs in 3.8, including various fixes and improvements for the new dashboard design and new themes admin screen.You can get more detail regarding bugs that have been addresses here – wordpress.org.

We’ve also added a few new plugins:

For Sites we have –

For Blogs we have –

Apologies for any interruption to the service, it will be worth it!

Web Transformation Team.