Sites.temple.edu will undergo scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM. WordPress core, several plugins, and several themes will be upgraded. No action is needed by site administrators. There may be intermittent access during this time.
Sites.temple.edu will undergo scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM. WordPress core, several plugins, and several themes will be upgraded. All upgrades are minor. No action is needed by site administrators. There may be intermittent access during this time.
Computer Services will be updating the Gallery theme on Sites.temple.edu on Wednesday, May 17from 6:00 to 6:30 pm.
When the change is made, the Gallery theme will revert to the default settings. Your content will carry over, but any changes you made to the theme’s appearance will not carry over to the new version. Once the theme is updated on Sites.temple.edu, you will need to manually redo any changes to the theme’s appearance that you want to keep.
Users who have sites using the Gallery theme have been notified and given additional instructions via email. For more information on the Gallery theme, see the UpThemes Gallery Knowledge Base.
Thank you for your cooperation and working with us on the upgrade. If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk through the TUhelp website or call 215-204-8000.
Sites.temple.edu will undergo scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 from 6 PM to 7 PM. WordPress core, plugins, and themes will be upgraded. There may be intermittent access during this time.
WordPress core will be upgraded to 4.7. This version of WordPress has video header support, PDF preview, editor improvements, and other updates under the hood. Read more about WordPress 4.7.
All plugins and themes will be updated to their latest stable version. Additionally, the Juicer plugin has been installed.
Edit: The server move was successful! Please open a ticket if any problems are noticed. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
On Wednesday, November 9th from 6 to 10 PM, the Sites.temple.edu infrastructure will be moved to new servers. The URL will not change and all sites will be moved to the new servers. No action is needed by site administrators or users.
Starting at 6 PM, all logins will be disabled while the data is moved to the new servers. Downtime will be minimal. Please note that any Gravity Forms on your site will be temporarily disabled to prevent any submissions from being lost.
The new servers are more powerful, have an updated operating system, and have the latest version of PHP installed. The site will also automatically use secure HTTPS connections.
In addition to the new server infrastructure, all plugins and themes will be updated to the latest stable versions. The login code will also be updated and, as a result, departmental accounts will no longer be able to login. Please use individual AccessNet accounts instead. Multiple users can be added to a site if required.
This site is scheduled to be updated on Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 6pm to 7pm. No downtime is expected. Many plugins will be updated and a few will be installed or uninstalled. For more information please submit a help request to Computer Services.
EDIT: The maintenance has been completed successfully.
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.
Google Analyticator – adds the necessary code to use Google’s Analytics for your site. After enabling this plugin, visit the settings page and enter your Google Analytics UID and enable logging. For more information, go tohttp://ronaldheft.com/code/analyticator.
Promotion Slider – create a slideshow (or slider) on your site. When you install this plugin you will see a ‘Promotions’ tab. You can use this tab to create special posts that are used to populate the slideshow. You can then use the shortcode [promoslider] to display the slider on your site. For more information, go to http://www.orderofbusiness.net/WordPress-plugins/promotion-slider.
Computer Services added the following new ways to import content into your site from other services: