UBC Blogs Updated to 4.3 “Billie”

Version 4.3 of WordPress, named “Billie” in honor of jazz singer Billie Holiday, is now running on UBC Blogs. New features in 4.3 make it even easier to format your content and customize your site. The update also covers the security releases of 4.23 and 4.24. For more details on 4.3 see the release page. […]

UBC Blogs Scheduled Maintenance August 29, 2015 04:00-08:00 PT

UBC Blogs will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 04:00-08:00 PT.

UBC Blogs updated to 4.2.2

WordPress 4.2.2 fixes a cross-site scripting vulnerability contained in an HTML file shipped with recent Genericons packages included in the Twenty Fifteen theme as well as a number of popular plugins by removing the file. The release also includes hardening for a potential cross-site scripting vulnerability when using the Visual editor. In addition to the […]

UBC Blogs now running 4.2 “Powell”

Enjoy! **Note 4.2.1 was the update which covers an important security update.

UBC Blogs updated to 4.1.2

UBC Blogs was updated to 4.1.2 this was a critical security release more details here.

UBC Blogs Updated to 4.1.1

UBC Blogs has been updated to WordPress 4.1.1. This maintenance release fixes 21 bugs in version 4.1. https://wordpress.org/news/2015/02/wordpress-4-1-1/

UBC Blogs Updated WordPress 4.1 “Dinah”

Just in time for term two. UBC Blogs is now running 4.1. Version 4.1 of WordPress, named “Dinah” in honor of jazz singer Dinah Washington, is now running UBC Blogs. New features in WordPress 4.1 help you focus on your writing, and the new default theme lets you show it off in style. More info […]

UBC Blogs has switched to CAS Authentication

For those noticing a different CWL login page it is because we have switched to CAS Authentication from Auth2. The big change to end users will be the bypass of the account creation process seen previously and more of a streamlined single sign on like behaviour. If you experience problems please contact blog.support@ubc.ca .

UBC Blogs Updated to 4.0.1

UBC Blogs was updated to 4.0.1 . The 4.0x series is named “Benny”. Please watch the release video to see what new features are available in 4.0 If you experience any problems please contact weblogsupport@ubc.ca

WordPress 3.9.1 Maintenance Release

UBC Blogs has been updated to 3.9.1 From WordPress.org : This maintenance release fixes 34 bugs in 3.9, including numerous fixes for multisite networks, customizing widgets while previewing themes, and the updated visual editor. We’ve also made some improvements to the new audio/video playlists feature and made some adjustments to improve performance. For a full […]