WordPress Community of Practice Archives

Thursday

December 19, 2019 3:37 pm

Updates and Opportunities

Updates and Opportunities

I’m pleased to announce that yesterday we upgraded WordPress to its most recent version (5.3). One change you’ll notice immediately is…

Thursday

November 7, 2019 1:09 pm

How to switch to Block Editor

How to switch to Block Editor

1. Classic Editor vs. Block Editor If you started using WordPress before December 2018, then you’ll recognize the Classic Editor….

Friday

October 11, 2019 11:15 am

New Tutorial on Homepage Features

New Tutorial on Homepage Features

1. What are Featurettes? Featurettes are the three pieces of content that appear horizontally across some website homepages between the…

Wednesday

August 28, 2019 1:05 pm

WordPress For A New Semester

WordPress For A New Semester

A big thanks to everyone who made it out to our WordPress Community of Practice gathering on August 28th. For…

Thursday

February 14, 2019 2:14 pm

An Early Look at the Future | WordPress Version 5.0

An Early Look at the Future | WordPress Version 5.0

Changes to WordPress? WordPress is ready with version 5.0: a major upgrade that changes the look and feel of features…

Monday

September 24, 2018 2:19 pm

Why 376 Matters

Why 376 Matters

Hi Everyone, You’re receiving this email because you are able to edit part of Bates’ public website — www.bates.edu. I’m writing…

Friday

June 22, 2018 2:25 pm

Summer Updates

Summer Updates

Hi All, Happy summer! One-on-one, in person WordPress support Whether you’re new to WordPress, need a refresher, or just want…

Friday

January 26, 2018 1:19 pm

The Breadcrumbs Continue

The Breadcrumbs Continue

Parent Sites Included We’ve made an improvement to our site’s breadcrumb structure that allows site managers to articulate their site’s…

Wednesday

October 25, 2017 9:29 am

WordPress Upgrade — From 4.6 to 4.8

WordPress Upgrade — From 4.6 to 4.8

This morning we upgraded the college’s public WordPress instance from 4.6 to 4.8.  We’re now running the most recent version…

Friday

October 20, 2017 10:12 am

Updates, Traffic Trends, and Action Steps

Updates, Traffic Trends, and Action Steps

New virtual tour of campus Bates has partnered with YouVisit to create a virtual tour of our campus. From YouVisit’s…