How-To Change attribution for a post
By S on June 8, 2009
For those with multi author blogs who would like to change which of the authors on your blog is given attribution for a post, this video will show you how.
How-To set your discussion settings
By S on May 25, 2009
Many blog to interact with their readers but do not know how to set their discussion settings properly. This video talks you through the options available. *Note: The video refers to WordPress.com just replace that with blogs.ubc.ca.
Introductory video to WordPress 2.7
By S on May 15, 2009
This video gives a 5 minute introductory walk through to new users and is an invaluable way to get people started. Video Source: WPMU Premium
How-To add a widget to your blog sidebar.
By S on May 13, 2009
Widgets let you customize the content that appears in the sidebar(s) of your blog. This video walks you through the basics of adding widgets.
How-To Publish your post at a later date
By S on May 7, 2009
This is an often overlooked feature of WordPress the ability to post to a future date. A very useful feature for course blogs. Check out this video for the how-to:
Uploading and displaying a link to a file in WordPress 2.7
By S on May 5, 2009
Just got a couple requests asking how to upload docs in WordPress 2.7. Watch this video an note the part when the “File URL” is selected. Uploading and displaying a link to a pdf in wordpress 2.7 from Georgian Web Team on Vimeo.
Speed up your dashboard with Google Gears.
By S on May 4, 2009
Upgrading to 2.7.1
By nrogic on April 28, 2009
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 […]
Daily Systems Maintenance Times
By S on April 15, 2009
For those late night bloggers out there you may notice a server slow down between 3-3:30am daily, this is when our systems maintenance scripts are run. We are hoping to do some server infrastructure changes over the summer so this is will no longer be noticeable to the end user.
Daylight saving time and post timestamp
By S on March 18, 2009
Is your blog not in sync with your local time setting? Here is the instruction on how to configure daylight saving time on your blog. Click on the Settings tab and that will bring you to the General Settings page Scroll down until you see Timezone, you will see that it is set to UTC […]