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  • Dear Kids, Let’s Not Forget 2020
    Dear O, A, and L, You 3 are all young enough that you probably won’t remember most (or any) of 2020. It was eventful, both good and bad, and I wanted to put some thoughts and memories here in hopes that we look back on it in the years and decades ahead. For starters,
  • WordPress vs Proprietary CMSs For School and University Websites
    Why Choose WordPress For School and University Websites? by Ronnie Burt Last updated on September 29, 2020 WordPress vs. Proprietary CMSs When it comes to choosing a Content Management System (CMS) for your school or university website, you’re facing a big decision. Essentially, your CMS is the foundation of your website. Like the foundation
  • New Audit Logs and Better Network Reports
    New Audit Logs and Better Network Reports by Ronnie BurtAugust 6, 2020 We have a couple of new and improved tools to help our Super Administrators manage WordPress Multisite networks with ease! Here’s a video version of this post with an overview and screencast too. Like for many of you, August is always our
  • Let’s Celebrate 15 Years Of Edublogs!
    It is nearly impossible to believe, but this week we turn FIFTEEN!!! Millions of blogs, websites, and digital portfolios later, we’re still growing and getting better. Most of all, we wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of our users, readers, and everyone we’ve been able to learn alongside over the past decade
  • Thoughts For Parents And Educators On School Reopening
    Thoughts For Parents And Educators On School Reopening By Ronnie Burt For those of us in the northern hemisphere, we will be starting our next school year in the coming weeks and months. Depending on where you live, there will be really difficult decisions made about how school will proceed during the current pandemic
  • New Accessibility Tools Now Free For The WordPress Community
    New Accessibility Tools Now Free For The WordPress Community by Ronnie BurtMay 13, 2020 Today, we are releasing two plugins and a blazing fast theme for free – all on our CampusPress Github for the WordPress community. And of course, all of which are also available on all sites that we host. Here’s a
  • Best Teacher Websites In Time Of Remote Learning
    Best Teacher Websites In This Time Of Remote Learning by Ronnie Burt and Kathleen Morris Last updated on May 6, 2020 Let’s discuss teacher websites, what they should include, and how to create them. Want to skip right to it? You can jump down to the example teacher blogs and websites here. If you’ve
  • What We Learned From Building An Accessible Gutenberg Friendly Theme
    The team here at WPMU DEV is also the same team behind CampusPress, which provides hosting and WordPress services for schools and universities. Yesterday, we released our latest product, a flexible and accessible WordPress theme for schools and education. This is the first theme that our team has created that truly incorporates everything that