Tag Archives: Wordpress as CMS

Playing with WPTouch

So, I am a little late to the mobile revolution (and frankly I still think it’s ridiculously over-hyped for education), but I finally got an iPod Touch through work in order to test out the interface of WordPress on a … Continue reading

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WordPress University

The NorthEast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP) is hosting an all day conference on April 6th that is entirely dedicated to WordPress in Higher Ed brilliantly titled “WordPress University.” The conference features a range of speakers dealing with everything from WordPress … Continue reading

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Blogging WordPress as a CMS

Martha Burtis is back in action at UMW, and she returns to us with a project that I am following with great anticipation: blogging WordPress as a CMS. As she notes in her introductory post on the topic: It often … Continue reading

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Faculty websites made easy

Thanks to Cathy Derecki’s design/PHP skills we are currently experimenting with the possibility of using WPMu to allow faculty to create their own website/blog space with relative ease. Currently faculty and staff have a public folder as a part of … Continue reading

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Out of Print & Out of Steam

I can’t begin to tell you how deeply I respect the intellectual generosity of D’Arcy Norman. Presenting with him at the Open Ed 2007 conference at Utah State University was an absolute honor and pleasure. He’s already done a nice … Continue reading

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Mapping Domains with WPMu

I’m on a roll baby, somebody stop me! Woooho… Mapping domains to WPMu –the next frontier is already here! I’m sure many of you know that WordPress.com has already figured out how to enable users to map their own domain … 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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Get your bliki on!

That’s right, the WordPress MediaWiki mashup is gaining some momentum. Just check out the Blogfolio del Dr. Mario Nunez, a self-proclaimed “Blogfesor” at the Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez in beautiful Puerto Rico. I love it!!! The other thing I love … Continue reading

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Mary Rowlandson meets Commentpress

I have set up a WordPress Multi-User test of CommentPress, a theme brought to you by the fine folks at The Future of the Book (in particular Bob Stein, Jessie Wilbur, and Eddie Tejada). This theme is absolutely sick (a … Continue reading

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Semiologic Theme: WordPress as a CMS that much closer

Once again, Mario A. Nuñez-Molina is fueling this blog and I can’t thank him enough. He recently turned me on to the Semiologic theme for WordPress -designed by Denis de Bernardy- which really pushes the possibilities for thinking about a … Continue reading

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