UBC Blogs Service Maintenance Sept 2, 2016 20:00 – Sept 3, 2016 08:00 PT

UBC Blogs service will be unavailable for maintenance purposes starting on Friday, September 2nd at 8pm and ending on Saturday, September 3rd at 8am.

UBC Blogs will update to WordPress 4.6 on August 29th at 10PM

UBC Blogs will get updated to WordPress 4.6 on August 29th at 10PM. No downtime is expected. Version 4.6 of WordPress, named “Pepper” in honor of jazz baritone saxophonist Park Frederick “Pepper” Adams III, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.6 help you to focus on the important […]

UBC Blogs Upgraded to 3.8 “Parker”; Some legacy themes and plugins removed

UBC Blogs has been upgraded to WordPress 3.8 “Parker”.  Please see video overview on changed and new functionality. Enjoy! We have also removed a number of outdated themes and plugins due to performance and security issues. If your blog is affected, please contact us (blog.support@ubc.ca) or come to one of our support clinics: http://www.events.ctlt.ubc.ca/events/keyword/wordpress/.

UBC Blogs October 2013 Facelift

We have updated UBC Blogs to WordPress 3.6.1 and during the upgrade we also decided to update the look and feel (which had not been refreshed since 2011). From the functional perspective, everything remains the same, except that we are making access to groups and forums slightly less obvious as part of the long term […]

Upgrading to 2.7.1

On Sunday, May 3rd, from 7 to 9 AM we will upgrade WP to 2.7.1. Try to avoid posting during this time as you might experience a short service interruption. While WP 2.7.1 does provide sleeker and friendlier interface, its dashboard interface is quite different from the previous WP. Try to invest a few minutes […]