Updates: Jetpack 3.6

The Sites team would like to make the Sites community aware of a maintenance and update release.  Included in this release are the following: Addition: Post indexer plugin Update: Jetpack 3.6 Bug Fix: Google Forms embeds There are some additions in the Jetpack 3.6...

Updates: Divi Theme

Divi is a new drag-and-drop theme that is highly configurable, allowing you to build and save any number of page templates. There are even 20+ pre-made page layouts you can choose from to get started quickly and then customize to your preferences. You can view...

Updates: WordPress 4.2 and more!

WordPress Version 4.2.2 update New features include: Extended character support including native Chinese, Japanese, and Korean characters, musical and mathematical symbols, hieroglyphs, and emoji!  ? ? ?  We’ve carefully upgraded every site behind the scenes so...

Launch Your Course Website from ANGEL

We recently released a feature that allows content creators to link their ANGEL course section to a website hosted on Sites at Penn State.  This eases some of the burden of site management by automatically adding students as a specified role to a course site. The...

WordPress 4.0 Released

We just recently upgraded Sites at Penn State to WordPress 4.0, codenamed “Benny” after jazz musician Benny Goodman. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the new features. Media Selection Grid Manage your media items in a beautiful endless grid.  ...

9 Incredibly Simple Themes on Sites at Penn State

A guiding vision of Sites at Penn State is to give anyone at within the university a way to publish on the web and express themselves.  Part of that expression includes the visual aesthetic of your content.   On Sites at Penn State you are free to chose from 58...

WordPress As A Course Platform

My co-worker Audrey Romano and I recently did a talk at Learning Design Summer Camp to showcase some of the powerful features that are ready-to-use on Sites at Penn State to support using the platform for online teaching. Sites at Penn State is the University’s...

New PSU Branded Theme on Sites at Penn State

Today we released a new Penn State branded theme on Sites at Penn State titled “Genesis for PSU”.  It a Genesis child theme that adheres to Penn State’s AD54 policy and complies with accessibility guidelines. It includes the official mark and standardized...
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