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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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Cardiff Uni School of Computer Science Hackathon

Posted on 10 May 2015 by John Greenaway

It must be the season of Hackdays. Following on from Cardiff University hosting the NHS Hackday, the School of Computer Science and Informatics held a two day open source hackathon over the first weekend of May. This was primarily organised by the students themselves, with the help of some of the academic staff. The aim
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New Year, New Blog

Posted on 19 January 2014 by John Greenaway

Blogs are a bit like gyms. The stats for people starting in the new year, with good intentions and resolutions, must be very similar. Fingers crossed this one lasts longer and we stay on the treadmill. And we’ll wipe down the equipment between posts. Cardiff Uni’s been pretty quiet up to now when it comes
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