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Create your own LibGuides with WordPress

The librarians here at UMW’s Stafford Campus have been experimenting with UMW Blogs to create their own version of LibGuides. Jami Bryan and Paul Boger came to me almost a year ago and showed me LibGuides (a subscription CMS for … Continue reading

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Syndicatin’ Welfare: UMW Blogs’ Syndication Framework on the Cheap

Can you you feel the bass and guitar kick in, and hear the tempo surely rise? I knew that you could! I know that it’s evil I know that it’s got to be I know I ain’t doing much Doing … Continue reading

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FeedWordPress Widget: If you blog it, it is no dream

Less than a week after blogging my wish for a widget that would allow people to add links to their sites (no matter where they are hosted, they just need a valid feed), which in turn would be automatically entered … Continue reading

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Self-Service Feed Aggregation with WPMu

This post will detail how to create an aggregator site wherein people can simply add their feeds to a site and have their content automatically re-published. This example is specifically for WordPress and/or WordPress Multi-User. It depends upon three plugins, … Continue reading

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This ain’t yo mama’s e-portfolio, part 2

So, in an attempt to galvanize my mania to its most chaotically productive for Faculty Academy 2008, I’ll go on with this e-portfolio madness, as promised. However, the comments on part 1 are already making me wonder whether this post … Continue reading

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WordPress as CMS

Ok, so in addition to the Moosecamp session “WordPress Anonymous” on Friday (depending on interest) and the “Don’t Call it a Blog, call it an Educational Publishing Platform” on Saturday, Lloyd Budd recently facebooked me asking if I would “lead” … Continue reading

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UMW Blogs Upgraded to WPMu 1.3

Well, it took long enough, but UMW Blogs is now running WordPress Multi-User version 1.3. We had to be a bit more careful with this upgrade because we are now supporting close to 800 blogs, so I actually took a … Continue reading

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Creating a dynamic frontpage for WPMu

For anyone interested in the dynamic homepage of UMW Blogs, this post may be of some interest… Part of what I started thinking about when working on UMW Blogs this Summer was how to capture some of the activity going … Continue reading

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Everyday’s a WPMu day @ bava

Today was quite a day in WordPress Multi-User (WPMu) land for me. I am finally starting to crank out some support documentation for UMW Blogs, it should be all done by next week. I’ll post when it is relatively complete … Continue reading

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Open, Connected, and Social

D’Arcy Norman has already announced the (MAC) Learning Environments presentation that will take place this Wednesday, April 25, 1:00pm EST (10:00am Pacific, 11:00am Mountain, etc…). D’Arcy, Brian Lamb, and Alan Levine will be re-visiting some of the generative ideas from … Continue reading

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