News & Updates

New Theme: Manifest

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

Profile Page Update

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

New theme added Coraline

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Because we only have one theme (Twenty Ten) that supports the new WordPress menu manager and for those who like Cutline we now have Coraline: A squeaky-clean theme featuring a custom menu, header, background, and layout. Coraline supports 7 widget areas (up to 3 in the sidebar, four in the footer) and featured images (thumbnails […]

Change username fixed

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For existing user there’s a prompt in your user profile to change your username.  If you already changed your username and still seeing a warning message in your profile page please ignore it.  Please note that this only applies to user who logged in this morning. Sorry for any inconvenience.