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WordPress Upgrade — From 4.6 to 4.8

This morning we upgraded the college’s public WordPress instance from 4.6 to...

By Nicholas O'Brien on October 25, 2017

Updates, Traffic Trends, and Action Steps

New virtual tour of campus Bates has partnered with YouVisit to create...

By Nicholas O'Brien on October 20, 2017

In “fake news” fight, Facebook makes big change for Page admins

In order to combat the scourge of real “fake news,” Facebook is...

By David Ernst on July 27, 2017

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March Workshop

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By Nicholas O'Brien on March 22, 2017

Any Editor Can Add a New User

“Can I have editing access to this site?” The most common question...

By Nicholas O'Brien on November 7, 2016

New sites, new features; Second workshop

Held on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 2 p.m. wp-cop-september-2016 (PDF)  ...

By Nicholas O'Brien on September 27, 2016

#14 — WordPress Resources

Happening on Thursday, May 19, starting at 3 p.m. in Commons 226....

By Nicholas O'Brien on May 18, 2016

#13 — Copyright, The Quad, and More

WP CoP – March 2016 (PDF)

By Nicholas O'Brien on March 30, 2016

#12 — January’s Gathering

When, where January 28, 2:00-3:00pm, Commons 226 Recap Style Audit The Style...

By Nicholas O'Brien on February 12, 2016

#11 — November’s Gathering

There’s a very strong precedent for effective student web workers at Bates. 12/12 supervisors surveyed reported positive experience, and recommend working with students on the web.

By Nicholas O'Brien on December 2, 2015