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WordPress 4.1 Update

U.OSU will update to WordPress 4.1 on Friday, January 23. User interface changes are minor with a few noted improvements, including features to help you focus, share media simply, and save time editing images. Read the complete update rundown, get familiar with WordPress by viewing a Lynda tutorial, or contact u@osu.edu with any questions.

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Terms of Service & Footer Text

We updated the U.OSU Terms of Service to accommodate departmental sites in an official Ohio State capacity. This change stems from university departments recognizing the value of the free, university-supported web platform. On Thursday, December 18, you’ll notice a new footer option in the Customize menu on your Dashboard. It will allow people managing official sites to replace the default language with a departmental footer. Default footer text will remain the same; it states that the content is owned by the person who developed the site. The new option only applies to sites that contain content or ideas owned by…

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We Asked, You Answered. [INFOGRAPH]

In our last newsletter we asked users a couple of questions, like “How do you use U.OSU?” and “What do you like about the service?” Your responses were tallied and we’re taking your comments and suggestions into consideration as we move forward to improve the university’s web platform service. View the entire infographic on ODEE News. We noticed some common requests have a few existing solutions or workarounds. Request: I want to include a form. Solution: Check out all the features Formidable brings to the table. Request: I would like my U.OSU to look like a website, not a blog….

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