Announcement


Blogs Service Upgraded

Posted on 17 October 2016 by Blogs Admin

The blogs service was moved to a new server today, and the majority of blogs have been migrated to use a new Cardiff Theme. The service should now be faster and more robust. Please check your blogs to make sure everything displays properly and if there are any problems, please contact Service Desk, FAO the
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WordPress 4.3.1 Update

Posted on 17 September 2015 by Blogs Admin

We have just updated WordPress to the latest version, 4.3.1, on sites.cardiff.ac.uk. If you are using Chrome, you may notice a bug after you login to wp-admin. The left navigation may look broken, with items in the wrong places and text that moves around. This is a bug in Chrome, rather than in WordPress, and
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We’re making changes!

Posted on 4 September 2015 by Blogs Admin

It’s been two years or so since we launched the centrally supported wordpress services (Blogs and Sites), and we think now is a good time to time to take stock and identify what’s been successful, what hasn’t, and what we can do to improve the service for you. We’re currently conducting a comprehensive review –
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New Anti-Spam Service

Posted on 9 June 2014 by Nicholas Crane

We’ve implemented a new anti-spam service on sites.cardiff.ac.uk & blogs.cardiff.ac.uk that now utilises Akismet. What is Akismet? Akismet is a hosted web service by Automattic.com, the people who make WordPress.com, that saves you time by automatically detecting comment and trackback spam. It’s hosted on Automattic’s servers, but we have access to it through plugins and
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Sites and blogs platform update – WordPress 3.8.1 and new plugins

Posted on 18 February 2014 by Nicholas Crane

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
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