Development

New Theme: ChaosTheory

New Theme: ChaosTheory

Added a dark single-column theme with a minimal, techy feel. This theme supports custom background, header and menu. Also supports featured image and featured header. It’s built by Automattic!

New Theme: San Fran

New Theme: San Fran

San Fran is a blogging theme focused on typography and content. Several different color schemes to choose from. The typography and color are quite stand out – particularly the default orange color. Custom menu option are available. Intuitive and easy to use theme option.  

New Theme: Responsive

New Theme: Responsive

This weeks new theme is Responsive as you might guess by the theme name this theme is “responsive” (for those that do not know that just means it will adapt to the device size). That’s not all this theme has to make it awesome, it also comes with several customization features via the theme options where […]

New Themes: Ari and Shirmish

New Themes: Ari and Shirmish

I am pretty excited about adding new themes to UBC Blogs. We are planning to add a couple of new themes every Friday for the next little while. ARI The first theme we are adding is Ari. A responsive and minimalistic theme designed by Elmastudio. Ari will give your blog a modern minimalistic look and […]

New Plugin: Feed Key Generator

The “Feed Key Generator” plugin is now released for all UBC Blogs users. The plugin enables access to your private blogs’ feeds through a 40 character key which you can give out to anyone that you wish to enable access for. Furthermore, you can always reset the key if you feel the current key might […]

New Theme: Manifest

New Theme: Manifest

The Manifest theme is all about the content. No widgets and sidebars just 500px of single column content space nice and clean. The wordy types will appreciate very “McSweeny’ish” .

New Theme: Oulipo

New Theme: Oulipo

If you like clean minimal styling this theme for you. Oulipo puts the focus on your content with a grid-based design and elegant typography, it makes a perfect theme for e-portfolio, journal or photo blog. Features: Three Columns Threaded Comments Right Sidebar Fixed Width Custom Background Custom Header Custom Menu Theme Options Sticky Post

Remote Publishing is now working.

A long standing bug has been fixed that was preventing users from using the xml-rpc remote publishing features on UBC Blogs. For those unaware of the feature you can use this to post / edit content using native iPhone/iPad, Android or BlackBerry apps. To get this going on your blog follow these three steps: 1) […]

New Plugin: FD Feedburner

We’ve added a new plugin: FD Feedburner Plugin Redirects the main feed and optionally the comments feed seamlessly and transparently to Feedburner.com. If you are already using Feedburner.com, it’s very easy to add an email subscription box to your blog.  Check out my blog post.