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Updates to blogs, sites and mapped sites

Posted on June 6, 2019 by Blogs Admin

This morning, we updated a number of plugins, themes and the core Wordpress files on the following services: You should hopefully not notice any changes, as all the updates […]

A new YAMMER group

Posted on April 26, 2019 by Blogs Admin

We have set up a Yammer group for all Wordpress users. If you have a question, particular one that you think might be frequently asked, please join this group and […]

New WYSIWYG editor

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Blogs Admin

In the most recent update to Wordpress, a new WYSIWYG editor was introduced, called Gutenberg. This is intended to allow a lot more flexibility for users to customise the look […]

Add your details and change your default layout

Posted on June 14, 2017 by Blogs Admin

With our latest update, we've fixed a bug that meant you couldn't give us any details and added some options to allow you to customise your blogs a bit more. […]

Blogs Service Upgraded

Posted on October 17, 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 […]

Emergency security update to the Jetpack plugin – 06 October

Posted on October 6, 2015 by Blogs Admin

Due to a security vulnerability in the Jetpack plugin, we will be updating it this morning. Should you experience any issues following the update, please contact  

WordPress 4.3.1 Update

Posted on September 17, 2015 by Blogs Admin

We have just updated Wordpress to the latest version, 4.3.1, on If you are using Chrome, you may notice a bug after you login to wp-admin. The left navigation […]

We’re making changes!

Posted on September 4, 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 […]

New Anti-Spam Service

Posted on June 9, 2014 by Nicholas Crane

We've implemented a new anti-spam service on & that now utilises Akismet. What is Akismet? Akismet is a hosted web service by, the people who make, […]

We’re moving to the new Cardiff Corporate Theme (Version 2.0)

Posted on March 13, 2014 by Nicholas Crane

After 3 pm on 17th March 2014 you should see some small improvements to the Cardiff Corporate Theme. Don’t worry you won’t have to ‘Activate’ the new theme, the change will […]