EDIT: The maintenance has been completed successfully.
This site is scheduled to be updated on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 6pm to 7pm. During that time you may not have access to view or update your websites. For more information please submit a help request to Computer Services.
WordPress will also be upgraded to version 4.5.3 (a security update to WordPress 4.5 which provides a number of improvements, such as inline linking, formatting shortcuts, and responsive previews so you can see what your site looks like on various screen sizes – like tablets and phones – all from your desktop). Some of the new features of WordPress 4.5 are described in this video:
This site is scheduled to be updated on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 from 6pm to 7pm. During that time you may not have access to view or update your websites. For more information please submit a help request to Computer Services.
Temple University Sites has been updated to WordPress 4.0. This release features easier embeds, a new visual media browser, and many subtle improvements that should make posting to your website even easier.
We have also installed the Visualizer plugin, which allows you to quickly generate charts and embed them within your sites. You can activate this, and a number of other plugins for your website by visiting the Plugins page within your site’s admin area.
The Visualizer plugin offers an easy way to embed interactive charts into your website
This site is scheduled to be updated on Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm. During that time you may not have access to view or update your websites. For more information please submit a help request to Computer Services.
WordPress 3.9 comes with lots of great improvements, such as live widget and header image previews, better image and gallery editing and built-in audio playlists.
Here is a quick video overview of what’s new in 3.9:
This update includes the GD bbPress Attachments plugin, which adds support for attachments within bbPress forums. We are also proud to announce support for new add-on plugins for Gravity Forms to use surveys, quizzes, polls, and user signatures with your existing Gravity Forms.
With over a dozen new themes to choose from, and a completely redesigned website we are hoping to make creating WordPress websites at Temple as easy as possible. You can now quickly sign up for a new site with one click in our simplified signup form.
WordPress will be upgraded to version 3.8.1. This update features a a great new modern design, improved typography and improved customization.
New menu, theme, and widget pages make customizing your site easier than ever.
The new, robust post editor features an elegant new way to browse through revisions and view the changes to your articles line-by-line.
Visit our new themes page to browse and preview over 20 available themes now available for use. Click on any theme to view a live preview of the theme or to create a site with that theme.
Our new quick-start templates allow you to begin making your site with sensible defaults that match your needs. Once you create a site with one of these templates they will have some plugins and sample content pre-loaded to guide you through the site creation process. And these templates still offer complete customization; feel free to try them with a different theme, or new plugins.
All WordPress plugins have been updated to their latest versions.
The following changes will implemented on March 15th, 2013. If you notice any issues after this update please submit a help request to TUHelp.
WordPress will be updated from version 3.4.2 to version 3.5.1. You can get a quick overview of the new features in WordPress 3.5.
We will add the Gallery, and Hum to our growing list of supported themes.
All plugins will be updated to their latest versions. Additionally, site administrators will have the option of disabling the WPTouch plugin by going to Plugins and then clicking Deactivate. This plugin is currently active on all sites without the option of disabling it.