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WordPress – Upcoming Maintenance »

In an effort to get everything ready for the new school year, the wp.vcu.edu blogging service will undergo maintenance on Thursday, August 18th from 5:30-6 a.m. This change has been approved and is detailed in the Change Request #9000517. During this time all blogs and websites hosted on the platform will be unavailable for about 10 minutes. ---- . . .

WordPress is slow »

Wordpress is experiencing slowness due to system related work prior to the beginning of the Spring semester.   I do apologize for this.   System work will conclude by the end of the week. . . .

FileDrop, WordPress, A-Z unavailable due to system maint on 12/9 from 6-7am »

On December 9th, between 6am and 7am, the following systems will be unavailable due to necessary system maintenance: FileDrop, WordPress, VCU A-Z list, VCU A-Z list manager. While blog.vcu.edu will be available, the Movable Type system will not so one will not be able to update their blog. . . .

Importing a Moveable Type blog is now working »

We have installed and tested a Wordpress plugin that successfully imports the contents of a Moveable Type blog in the VCU Wordpress blog, wp.vcu.edu.  One can also import the contents of one Wordpress blog into another Wordpress blog. . . .

Actions to be taken »

After a wonder conversation with the folks at Mary Washington, we have defined an action item plan for implement Wordpress at VCU. We will be looking at the following items. Identifiy our reserve list of names (DNS and go are good places to start) Create a development site for WP Install Spam filtering Install a theme pack (but not too many . . .

WordPress is now operational »

Thanks to the John Sullivan and Hugh Eaves we now have WordPress working in multiuser mode at VCU. . . .

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