Category Archives: Updates

Preparing for 2012

Thank you to all of the editors who have contributed content throughout 2011, it was a great year of blogging. I wanted to quickly cover 2 items with all of you as we head into 2012. Upgrade We are now … Continue reading

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Categories and Tags

Using categories and tags is the best way to organize the information on your blog and make it easier to find. Unfortunately the concept is confusing to new bloggers and overlooked as an “option.” I get a lot of questions … Continue reading

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Two more things…

This morning ScotBlogs was upgraded to the WordPress 3.1 “Reinhardt” release and 2 new features are now available to you. New Internal Linking It is now easier than ever to create links to other posts on your blog. ┬áSimply create … Continue reading

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What’s new for 2011

A number of upgrades and modifications have been made to ScotBlogs to better prepare our bloggers for 2011. We’ve made theme enhancements to support new features in WordPress 3, added mobile support for readers/editors and the ability to generate thumbnails … Continue reading

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WordPress 2.9.2 and plugins

We’ve upgraded ScotBlogs to WordPress 2.9.2! Along with some of the other new features available, one that we are most excited about is the ‘Trash’ feature, which now shows its status for posts, pages, and comments (and includes restore and … Continue reading

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Advanced Grammar/Spelling Checker Now Available

Every day, our ScotBlogs users publish over 100 posts, yet many do not use the spell checker. It may be that at this wonderful institution, our users are all wonderful spellers. Or it may be that they just forget to … Continue reading

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Take a bite out of spam on your ScotBlog!

We have gotten many requests for a spam-blocking system on ScotBlogs and would like our users to get familiar with Akismet, a spam-blocking plugin that is now activated site-wide on all of the blogs on the server. I’ll begin with … Continue reading

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Not sure if you should use ScotBlogs?

If you’re not sure whether hosting your blog on ScotBlogs is the best thing for you, check out our new page, “When to Use ScotBlogs“. Also, if you’re wondering if you need a Blog or a Wiki, look no further … Continue reading

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Introducing Gravatar

The screencast below gives an overview of Gravatar, which provides a quick and easy way to get a globally recognized avatar that will work with ScotBlogs and beyond.

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Quick Overview of WordPress Now Available

There is now a quick overview of WordPress MU available for new ScotBlogs users. You can find this on the page “Beginners Guide to ScotBlogs“.

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