Scheduled Maintenance Mon June 19th 2023 @ 22:00

Update: The maintenance is now complete. No notable downtime of the service occurred. UBC Blogs will be unavailable from 22:00 until 22:30 on Monday June 19th 2023 for scheduled maintenance. We will update this post after the maintenance has been successfully completed.

WordPress 6.2.2

Hot on the heels of 6.2.1, UBC Blogs has been updated to WordPress version 6.2.2.

WordPress 5.9.3

UBC Blogs has been updated to WordPress version 5.9.3.

Comments being held for moderation

Update @ 13:45 Mon Mar 21st 2022: Akismet has now been returned to full functionality. However, any comments that have been held for moderation for the past few days will remain in the moderation queue, you will still manually need to approve those comments.

WordPress 5.9.2

UBC Blogs has been updated to WordPress version 5.9.2.

UBC Vancouver Network Maintenance July 31, 2021, 22:00-23:59 PT

UBC IT is conducting routine network maintenance on July 31st, 2021 between 10pm and midnight. This means UBC Blogs will be unavailable for all users for up to 2 hours on July 31st, 2021. Ref: https://status.it.ubc.ca/incidents/cy3jlbc1xd9c

Weekly jQuery Migrate Status Update Email

Over the weekend, many of you will have received an email with a subject of “Weekly jQuery Migrate Status Update”. It is an email telling you that it’s a “weekly summary of the warnings still present on your site“. These emails are legitimate – so not a phishing attempt – but they are annoying, especially […]

UBC Blogs has been updated to WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan”

From: https://wordpress.org/news/2016/12/vaughan/ Version 4.7 of WordPress, named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.7 help you get your site set up the way you want it. Enjoy and Happy Holidays! -UBC Blogs Team

The UBC Admin Blog

Your administration now has a blog. How cool is that?

UBC Insiders

UBC Insiders

UBC Insiders was started by Tim Louman-Gardiner and Gina Eom in January 2007 as part of the Voter Funded Media contest. Why did they start it? Boredom, a sincere belief in the relevance of the AMS to the lives of UBC students, and the philosophy and funding behind VFM. Shortly after the 2007 AMS elections, […]