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UBC Blogs Update to 3.3

On December 22nd, 2011, UBC Blogs will be updated to run on the latest release of WordPress. No down time is expected. The new WordPress 3.3 update improves the experience for both users and developers. For current UBC Blogs users, the most noticeable difference will be a new top administration bar. This video provides an […]

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) […]

UBC Blogs now running WordPress version 3.0.5

Today we have performed a security patch for UBC Blogs. WordPress is now running the version 3.0.5 (changelog)

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 If you are already using, it’s very easy to add an email subscription box to your blog.  Check out my blog post.