I just found out there’s this thing called WordCamp Seattle happening June 8th at the HUB Ballroom. For a mere $20 (and free if you’re a student), you can surround yourself with other WordPress enthusiasts and learn things you never knew about WordPress. And the best part? You don’t have to be a developer to… Read More
Hot off the presses, it’s the spring release of what will be an ongoing series of Wordpress banner packs using photography from around our beautiful campus. Included are 14 custom headers that can be easily uploaded to your UW Wordpress theme.
Welcome to our inaugural WordPress release notice! These posts are not meant to replace our history updates/release notes on GitHub. Instead, I envision this as a way to announce more notable updates and what they mean for our users. Those of you self-hosting our theme can get the new 1.2.8 UW WordPress Theme release over… Read More
Stuck on our image galleries? Don’t know what the heck “pagelet” means or how to use a “blogroll shortcode”? It’s okay, sometimes even we get confused. The Web Team has created unique widgets and customized our WordPress sites above and beyond, so we’re hosting this class to demystify some of our inventions. Please do not… Read More
Ever wonder how to get that nifty home icon on your top navigation bar? It’s actually just a simple class added to a menu item. If you’re using the UW WordPress theme and already know how to customize your top menu, then you’re ready for our step-by-step tutorial.
Our first ever Web Team class will be Tuesday, April 2nd and is titled “WordPress 101.” Priority for this class is given to current or future users of our hosted WordPress install. Read more for class details and to register.
Here’s a late Valentine’s gift from Dane and Kilian: beautiful new image galleries for your WordPress sites. Take the sample gallery for a spin to see the magic in action (and to admire Katherine’s photos).
This was originally posted on Chris Heiland’s staff blog while he was a member of the Web Team. Chris migrated this post to the Web Team blog before he left because we thought the content still had value to the UW community. In Part 1 it was all about the WP Importer class, now that… Read More
Moving content from one system to another is always a conversation, many times it makes sense to rewrite and think about each new article. The goal should always be cleanup and enhance the experience for the user. However, in some cases it makes sense just to automatically script the process for expediency or when content doesn’t need to be modified.
Scavenger Hunt is an application that utilizes several technologies to make everything work seamlessly. The actual site runs off the main HuskyFest site that is built on WordPress.