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Tag Archive 'plugins'

Plugin upgrades

We upgraded a large number of WordPress plugins during the maintenance window this past Tuesday morning. In testing before and after the fact we found only one small glitch that was easily rectified. If you notice anything odd on one of your sites, though, don't hesitate to contact your Academic Computing Manager or the Web […]

For a brief period after the power outage, the automatic listing of WesScholar Works on faculty pages failed sporadically.  We have found the source of the trouble and made corrections so that it should not recur. Many thanks to the faculty who reported the trouble and helped us with their feedback to correct it quickly.

We've just installed a new plugin that lets you create a glossary for your site. It's called "Explanatory Dictionary." When a reader hovers over one of your key words, a definition you provide will appear beside your cursor. Contact your Academic Computing Manager or other ITS support staff for assistance.

Polling plugin

We've just added WP-Polls to our roster of WordPress plugins. Now you can add a poll to your sidebar, manage multiple polls, automatically display results, etc. Contact your Academic Computing Manager if you require assistance creating or managing a poll for your site.

The Wesleyan WordPress system benefits from improvements that come with our recent upgrade to WordPress 3.0. Many site owners will be happy to find that page navigation and external links can now be intermingled, reordered, etc. by use of custom menus. To access custom menus, go to Appearance > Menus. The Search Pages plugin is […]

SlideShare and TOC

We've just added a couple plugins with some handy functionality The "SlideShare" plugin lets you easily embed slide presentations hosted on, well, SlideShare The "Hackadelic SEO Table Of Contents" plugin lets you drop a table of contents into any post or page simply by adding a [toc] shortcode anywhere on the page. The table is […]