WordPress Community of Practice Archives

Friday

August 20, 2021 11:30 am

Announcing WordPress 5.8

Announcing WordPress 5.8

Dear Bates WordPress Community, In an ongoing effort to keep our website up to date, safe, and easy to manage,…

Wednesday

November 25, 2020 11:05 am

New Tutorials and Best Practices for Expandable Areas, Table of Contents, and Page Anchors

New Tutorials and Best Practices for Expandable Areas, Table of Contents, and Page Anchors

Special thanks to Digital Communications Assistant Mei Kane ‘23 for researching and creating these new tutorials and best practices.

Tuesday

October 13, 2020 3:16 pm

Upload Workflow to the Bates College YouTube

Upload Workflow to the Bates College YouTube

Check out the documentation below to learn how we maintain a clear and consistent workflow for all Bates College YouTube…

Friday

October 2, 2020 9:56 am

Embed a Google Slideshow/Presentation into WordPress

Embed a Google Slideshow/Presentation into WordPress

Below are two ways to embed a Google Slideshow/Presentation within the Bates.edu WordPress environment. The “Advanced” way is slightly more…

Tuesday

March 24, 2020 12:22 pm

Overhauling the Editor: A New Way to Use WordPress

Overhauling the Editor: A New Way to Use WordPress

So what’s the problem? And what’s a block? One of the things you hear a lot about during discussions of…

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…