Category: blog

Blogging On The Go, Mobile Apps, and a Change

Blogging from your phone or tablet can be useful, for sure. We love seeing students documenting trips and projects as they happen and being able to upload that content immediately to their blogs. Teachers are able to moderate comments or keep tabs on students’ posts from anywhere. Before digging into more about moible blogging, we…

School Shootings: No More Thoughts and Prayers

It may be a poor business decision to discuss such controversial topics on a company blog. But this is too important to stay silent. Earlier today, yet another tragic shooting took place at one of our schools here in America. As our leaders offer up more thoughts and prayers, precious lives continue to be ended…

CampusPress: WordPress For Education Gets Bigger And Better

The WPMU DEV team is also behind CampusPress, which provides WordPress hosting and services for schools, school districts, and universities. For over a decade, we’ve managed some of the largest and highest traffic WordPress Multisite networks in the world, including Edublogs, Global2, and Sites at Penn State. All in, we’re talking over 10 million sites…

New! Dedicated and Private Clusters Now Available

Throughout 2017, we completed moving all of our customers over to a new infrastructure setup on Amazon Web Services. We’re pleased with the results – your WordPress sites are now more redundant and scalable than ever. We describe this new architecture in our Hosting and Security technical guide here. But some of the schools and…

February Only! Try CampusPress FREE For Six Months

There has never been a better time to give our CampusPress service a try! For the entire month of February, we are offering a six month free pilot and trial of everything we offer. During this time, you’ll be able to use a full version of our service free with as many sites and users…

Raising Awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (MND / ALS)

This post was originally posted by Sue Waters on her personal blog here. Sue is not only the Support Manager here at Edublogs and CampusPress, she started this very blog, and has personally helped tens of thousands of educators – maybe even more. She’s the hardest working person we know, and we are honored to share her story…

Hour Of Code: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

This week, teachers and students around the world are participating in ‘Hour of Code™’ projects. It is huge! In its fifth year, there are over 100,000 registered events taking place in all corners of the globe. The ‘Hour of Code’ is an initiative by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org to introduce millions of students to one…