Category Archives: wordpress multi-user

Late to the Party: Migrating an outdated WPMu to WordPress Multisite

The migration process from WPMu (roughly version 2.9.2) to WordPress Multisite (version 3.4.1) has been well documented already. Two sources I found useful for a straightforward tutorial for doing the migration—which I imagine everyone who is anyone has already done … Continue reading Continue reading

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From the Archive: ELS Blogs

This time 5 years ago we were closing down ELS Blogs, UMW’s first multi-user WordPress experiment (well actually the second if you count Lyceum), to make way for the campus-wide blogging platform that would be known as UMW Blogs. Five years ago a… Continue reading

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Traffic on UMW Blogs and a few notes

Yesterday was the last day of the Fall semester so I took a quick screenshot of traffic on UMW Blogs in Google Analytics over the last four months, which looks like this:
Traffic for Fall 2011 Semester on UMW Blogs
Which made me think, how does this co… Continue reading

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UMW Blogs Upgraded to WP 3.0 (a play-by-play)

I’m glad (and relieved) to finally say UMW Blogs has been upgraded to the WP 3.0 merged core files without a hitch. Whew! This was a burner for me, a bit more fear and trembling going into this one than … Continue reading Continue reading

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Into the mud, Scum Web! Or, picking through the ruins that was WPMu

Image credit: Thomas Hawk’s No Dark Sarcasm in the classroom
I’m not sure when I got derailed from the Summer of Love, it was all going so well. And then the bastards, scum bags, and profit-driven web denizens seemed to hang … Continue reading Continue reading

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Upgrading from WPMu to WP 3.0: Keep your config!

I just updated to the latest version of WordPress 3.0 (release candidate 1) and one of the things I realized while upgrading my own sites is that you should really keep your WPMu wp-config.php file. I figured that I would … Continue reading Continue reading

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WordPress University

The NorthEast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP) is hosting an all day conference on April 6th that is entirely dedicated to WordPress in Higher Ed brilliantly titled “WordPress University.” The conference features a range of speakers dealing with everything from WordPress … Continue reading Continue reading

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Domain Mapping on Google Sites and UMW Blogs

Yesterday morning I went to visit a faculty member—Andy Smith in Historic Preservation—who has been using Google sites for a project she is working on called Fred Buildings. It is actually one of the nicer sites I’ve seen built with … Continue reading Continue reading

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BuddyPress Groups as Courses at the College of Wooster

I was looking at the posts on WPMu Development for Education earlier this morning, and I came across this post from The College of Wooster’s (or should I saw WOOT!ster’s) WPMu/BuddyPress install Voices. The post was about new themes added … Continue reading Continue reading

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Momentum for WP as LMS building

Image credit: bionicteaching’s “Edupunking your CMS”
Maybe it’s just cause I live in a particular bubble on the internet, but over the past six months or a year there has been what seems to me like some serious momentum towards thinking through WordPress (and/or WPMu) as a serious alternative to Learning Management Systems. And posts […] Continue reading

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