Development

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.

New Plugin: Feed Cache Duration

Plugin Description: Control the amount of time that the feed cache is stored for. (this time is important if you want to updates external feeds more reguraly)

Profile Page Update

Profile Page Update

This update changes the available options under the Profile page. The options are Public, Edit Profile, Change Avatar, Privacy Settings and UBC Info.