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'Blogs (Wordpress)' Archive
Blogs in blogs.brynmawr.edu are public by default, but there are options to make your blog less visible while your work is in progress, or to make a blog with restricted access. To change your blog’s privacy settings, go to the Dashboard. Go to Settings->Reading Then scroll down to “Site Visibility.” The options, from most public […]
Need resources to communicate with your student organization? Preserve your organization’s history? LITS is here for you. Need assistance with setting up or using these resources? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Communication resources: Blogs.brynmawr.edu : Great for building a website or blog, public or just for your group. Examples: http://sga.blogs.brynmawr.edu/ http://pms.blogs.brynmawr.edu/ http://bmcoig.blogs.brynmawr.edu/ It’s free Customize the look and […]
Note: This documentation applies only to the Alumnae/i Bulletin blog theme. Creating a new issue homepage: Create a new page with the name of the issue, e.g. “June 2012” Page parent= Issue Archive (so the issue becomes part of the archive) Page template= Landing Page slug= month-year, e.g. june-2012 (all lowercase). This should get created […]
What’s a Wufoo? Do you need to make a simple web form or survey? Wufoo forms may be the right choice! Please consult the College protocol for online forms and surveys to be sure. Wufoo is not appropriate for collecting confidential or sensitive information, or online payments. If you have questions about collecting such information, contact […]
The new Bryn Mawr Alumnae/i Class/Club theme offers some options for customizing your site’s appearance. Go to Appearance->Theme Options to change your color scheme, link color, and layout. Go to Appearance->Background to change your background color or upload a background image.
It’s best to be consistent and keep things simple when naming files for your website. You may need more complex naming conventions and multiple versions of files on your hard drive or shared drive, but simplifying file names for the web decreases the risk that your links will break or that some people will have […]
The Bryn Mawr WordPress theme is available upon request for blogs that require Bryn Mawr branding. If you would like to request this theme, please contact email@example.com and include the address of your blog if it has been created. For the most part, the Bryn Mawr WordPress theme works like any other WordPress theme, and […]
1. Log in to your club blog. If you are having trouble logging in, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Help Desk at 610-526-7440 Once logged in, you should see the Dashboard with the name of your club at the top like this: If you just need to update your contact information, click on Posts […]
Are your old blog posts getting nonsensical or oddly generic comments? Do these comments link to websites that have nothing to do with your post, and everything to do with selling random and perhaps questionable products? Our WordPress antispam plugin, Akismet, should catch most of these comments, but you can eliminate a large source of […]