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Posts by Sylvia Bass

WPCampus in Portland

Trees and American flag. Snowy mountains in the background.

WPCampus is hosting their annual in-person conference in Portland, Oregon in July. WPCampus is a group of WordPress enthusiasts with a focus in higher ed.

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Gutenberg is growing on me

Gutenberg Editor

Like many, I’ve been watching warily as WordPress 5 pushes the new Gutenberg editor onto us. I’ve been watching not only as a person who uses WordPress regularly, but as a person who administers and supports two big WordPress Multisite installations (UCI Sites and Faculty Websites). What would this mean for our user base? How…

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Embedding Instagram Posts

Grab link to Instagram post

Did you know that WordPress makes it easy to embed an Instagram post? No plugin needed. Simply paste in the Instagram’s image URL while viewing the image. You can also get to it by clicking the […] and clicking “Copy Link”. Paste the link on a line by itself in the Visual Editor. Make sure…

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The Story of Cats

Anyone who knows me knows how much I love cats. This two-part mini series on PBS is a fascinating look at the species. It’s amazing how much our companion cats have in common with their wild cousins.

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Embedding Flickr Photos

Did you know it’s easy to embed Flickr photos into your WordPress post? Just copy and paste the photo’s URL onto it’s own line and WordPress will auto-embed the photo for you. See above. That’s my kitten, Teddy. The photo is on Flickr, but is embedded nicely in my post!

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