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Updates: July 21, 2020

WordPress Core Updates: This includes updating all sites and networks to WordPress core version 5.4.2. Changes that end-users may notice are minimal, and highlights are all related to the block editor, including: two new blocks (Social Icons and Buttons) improvements to the performance of the block editor better keyboard navigation of the block editor You…

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 the…

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 video…

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 been…

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 the…

Introducing ‘Flex’, Our New School WordPress Theme

Introducing ‘Flex’, Our New School WordPress Theme by Ronnie Burt Last updated on May 6, 2020 We are thrilled to share CampusPress Flex – a brand new flexible theme designed for school, district, and department websites. It’s never been easier and more affordable to have an accessible, fast, and easy-to-navigate website that you can take…

Simplify Website Management With Single Sign-On

Simplify Website Management With Single Sign-On by Ronnie Burt Last updated on May 6, 2020 One of the best advantages of using a CampusPress network is the ease at which you can create new user accounts, sites, and blogs. By setting up Single Sign-On (SSO) for your network, you can simplify many of these creation and management processes….

Complete Guide To WordPress Accessibility

Complete Guide To WordPress Accessibility by Ronnie Burt Last updated on April 30, 2020 Web accessibility is a huge and complex topic. You might be interested in accessibility because you are wanting to avoid a lawsuit or a fine. Or, let’s be less cynical, maybe you already appreciate that web accessibility is morally the right…

The Year 2020 And Remembering Why We Do What We Do

The beginning of a new decade also marks 10 years for me personally since I left the classroom and joined the team here at Edublogs and CampusPress. I’d like to take this opportunity to reflect back on where we’ve been and actively define what our next 10+ years together might look like. In 2010, we…