Small Change to Terms of Use

We've made a small change to our Terms of Use. We've added the following statement: You acknowledge that if your site becomes inactive for more than 24 months an email will be sent to the site owner. … [Read more...]

Where did my comment go?

We have answered a few support emails lately addressing a problem of comments disappearing. It turns out that the comments were erroneously marked as "spam" by the Akismet spam filter. Comment spam is … [Read more...]

WordPress 3.3.2

We've updated WordPress to the latest version, 3.3.2. This is mainly a security update and you should not notice any differences to the user interface. … [Read more...]

New Table Editing Buttons

We've added the capability of easily inserting tables to Sites@UCI. The new table buttons are available as the third row of the WYSIWYG buttons when you are editing a Post or a Page. The third … [Read more...]

Creating Custom URLs

To improve the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for your website, it is helpful to optimize your URL. From Google's "Guide to SEO (PDF)": If your URL contains relevant words, this provides users and … [Read more...]

WordPress 3.3.1

We have just updated to the latest version of WordPress, version 3.3.1 It includes a few new user interface changes and an improved file uploader. (This information and more can be found the WordPress … [Read more...]

New Theme: Coraline

We've installed a new theme from Automattic, called Coraline. This theme is very flexible with some useful features including multiple layouts, color schemes, custom header, background and menus. To … [Read more...]

Twenty Eleven Theme

One of the new features of WordPress 3.2 is the new theme, Twenty Eleven. It is now the default theme for new sites and comes with some interesting features. Among the new features: New Post … [Read more...]

What happened to Blogs@UCI?

The use of WordPress has evolved over the two years since we introduced Blogs@UCI. People are using it for more than just blogging. To reflect the expanded use, we have decided to re-brand the service … [Read more...]

Scheduled Downtime & Updates

Scheduled Downtime Blogs@UCI will be down on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. We are moving the service to a new hosting environment that should help resolve the problems we … [Read more...]