UBC Blogs has switched to CAS Authentication

For those noticing a different CWL login page it is because we have switched to CAS Authentication from Auth2. The big change to end users will be the bypass of the account creation process seen previously and more of a streamlined single sign on like behaviour. If you experience problems please contact .

UBC Blogs Updated to 4.0.1

UBC Blogs was updated to 4.0.1 . The 4.0x series is named “Benny”. Please watch the release video to see what new features are available in 4.0 If you experience any problems please contact

UBC Blogs Maintenance

UBC Blogs will be undergoing planned maintenance at 1am Friday 12th September 2014 and 6AM Friday September 12th 2014. Each instance should last for approximately 30 minutes. Thank you for your patience during these times.

Book Lite and McKinley themes added.

Book Lite and McKinley themes added.

Couple new themes added. Both themes are responsive so ditch the old school theme and give your mobile visitors a proper experience. Book Lite One column classic book style blog theme. Fully responsive, large fonts and very easy to read. Clean and Minimalist design with focus entirely on content — Content First. McKinley McKinley is […]

New themes added.

New themes added.

We’ve added a couple new responsive themes to the mix check them out. Suits For blogs and websites. Sleek design and solid code. Suits make you look good. Features: black, custom-background, custom-header, custom-menu, dark, featured-images, full-width-template, gray, microformats, one-column, right sidebar, threaded-comments, two columns, white Flounder Flounder is a flat, minimally styled theme for bloggers […]

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 We have also removed a number of outdated themes and plugins due to performance and security issues.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 ( or come to one of our support clinics:

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 […]