URI WordPress Users Forum

WordPress questions, answers, and inspiration

Welcome WordPress Users!

You’ve come to the right place to post your questions, comments, and ideas
about the WordPress project at URI! Your questions will be answered by the WordPress Project Team as well as other members of the URI community who are working with WordPress. As you become a more expert WordPress user, we hope you’ll join in the effort and begin to answer questions too.

Before asking a question:

  • Please look for an answer in the documentation at web.uri.edu/userdoc/
  • If you are using the URI Responsive Theme (the pilot theme) you should check the documentation at wordpress.uri.edu
  • Search this site using Search Site on the right.
  • If you still need an answer to your question, please post your question or comment at this site. You must be a member of this forum and logged in to post questions.
  • Posting questions and answers here helps us build the knowledge base, but if you think your question really needs one on one help, then contact one of our staff on the WordPress Project Team.

Don’t have a WordPress account yet?

If your department has not migrated to the WordPress system and you don’t have a WordPress account yet, please proceed to request a WordPress site now!


 

Register for WordPress Work/QA Session on November 12

There will be a WordPress Work/QA session, intended for departmental users who already have WordPress accounts but need assistance in migrating their websites to WordPress. Time: Wednesday, November 12 from 10am to 12pm Location: Surge Building Lab , Room 202 Who should attend: Departmental users who already have WordPress accounts but need assistance in migrating(…)

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WordPress Upgrade Completed

This is a notice to all URI WordPress users that we completed the scheduled WordPress system upgrade successfully at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 24, 2014. Public access as well as administrative updates to websites on web.uri.edu WordPress server have been enabled. This upgrade brought users many core changes along with security fixes. They include(…)

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Providence WordCamp 2014 on WordPress Website Security

Are you interested in website security? If yes, please consider attending the Providence WordCamp on WordPress website security on September 26 to 27 at URI’s Feinstein Providence Campus on 80 Washington Street, Providence, RI. For details, please visit the site at: http://2014.providence.wordcamp.org/ What are WordCamps? WordCamps are community-organized conferences centered on the WordPress publishing platform.(…)

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What is new in WordPress 3.9.1

WordPress 3.9.1 was released in April 2014 and brought us another round of core changes, which include the back-end editing and admin functions, such as a big TinyMCE (visual editor) update, gallery previews, media playlists, and an improved widget UI (only to mention a few). Improved Visual Editor The visual editor has received a major(…)

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Changes in Media Library

We’ve added a plugin that displays file sizes next to media items in your Media Library. You can sort on file sizes too by clicking on the heading “Space Used” when you are viewing the Media Library. Click on “Space Used” once and it will sort your media files from the smallest to largest. Click(…)

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Web User Group Meeting Notes

Thanks to all who attended the Web User Group meeting in Galanti Lounge on April 17. A few folks asked if we could make the slides available, so I’ve posted the link below. All About Content: What is content strategy, why do you need it, and how do you do it?  

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Register for WordPress Work/QA Session on April 24

There will be a WordPress Work/QA session, intended for departmental users who already have WordPress accounts but need assistance in migrating their websites to WordPress. Registration for the WordPress Work/QA session is required. Please fill out the registration form below. Time: Thursday, April 24 from 1-3pm Location: Surge Building Lab , Room 202 Who should(…)

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Save the Date: Upcoming WordPress Work/QA Session on April 24

There will be a WordPress Work/QA session, intended for departmental users who already have WordPress accounts but need assistance in migrating their websites to WordPress. Registration for the WordPress Work/QA session is required. Please fill out the registration form below. Time: Thursday, April 24 from 1-3pm Location: Surge Building Lab , Room 202 Who should attend:(…)

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URI WordPress System Upgraded

A notice to all URI WordPress users that we completed the scheduled WordPress system upgrade successfully on Saturday, January 4. This is primarily a maintenance and security update but also includes the following new features: Post Locking and Augmented Autosave helps sites which have more than one author working on a post. Each author now(…)

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Campus-Wide WordPress Users Meeting

Time: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, from 10am-11am Location: Library Galanti Lounge Who should attend: All departmental web publishers at URI Agenda: WordPress project update Common WordPress tips and tricks WordPress user demo Questions Please visit the URI WordPress Users Forum at http://web.uri.edu/wpusers/ to learn more about the WordPress project. If you have questions about this(…)

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Table Width

I’ve needed to add in a table and by all accounts gave a pre-determined width of 125px, but it seems like the table just re-sizes to the amount of space in the body of the page. The page can be found here, (Goal 3): http://web.uri.edu/academic-planning/progress/ This is what I have in there: <table border=”0″ cellspacing=”0″(…)

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Embedding a Google Calendar

So instead of one of the WP-Tables we’ve been using for Tech Support’s work hours, we’re trying to embed a Google calendar using some sort of iFrame code. When we enter it into the Visual tab on a page, the code itself shows up. When its entered in the HTML tab, nothing shows up. Help?

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WordPress Work/QA session on Tuesday, September 24 from 10am-12pm

There will be a WordPress Work/QA session, intended for departmental users who already have WordPress accounts but need assistance in migrating their websites to WordPress. Registration for the September 24 WordPress workshop is required. Please fill out the registration form below. Time: Tuesday, September 24, from 10am-12pm Location: Surge Building , Room 202 Who should(…)

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