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  • In your Dashboard, there is a new feature called Statistics! Statistics is based off of Google Analytics and it provides you with information on the number of page visits, specific content being...
  • The Wiki plugin allows you to add a wiki to your blog. After activation, this plugin creates a menu option that allows you to add wikis to your blog, add wiki categories, tags, and edit your wiki...
  • This plugin allows you to use a widget to display a non-hierarchical list of your post tags. This widget provides number formatting options for your tag list.  To use this widget: Activate the...
  • This plugin will allow you to selectively convert your categories into tags or tags into categories. To activate the converter plugin: Click on Plugins If the Categories to Tags Converter is blue...
  • This plugin allows you to schedule when your post or page content will be posted. For example, you could have an assignement be posted to your site at a certain time and only have it available to...
  • The UO Banner plugin adds a UO banner to the top of your site. This banner has the official UO logo and links that are required. (See https://digital.uoregon.edu/web-standards for more...
  • This plugin allows you to add a Google webfont drop down menu to your visual editor with 291 different font choices.  After activating this plugin, you will find a list of fonts available when...
  • FeedBurner FeedSmith allows you to redirect all of your UO Blogs site content to a feed for your FeedBurner feed.  FeedBurner allows you to manage your RSS feed and track RSS and email...
  • RSS Just Better allows you to add RSS feeds to your pages or posts. There is also a handy widget you can use for your site. To use RSS Just Better: Create a new post or page In the editor field,...
  • To transitition your UO Blogs site to a new administrator, follow these instructions: **NOTE: You will want to make sure your new administrator has logged into UO Blogs at least once with their...
  • As a guest of UO Blogs, you were initally sent a temporary password to use to login.          To change your password after you login: Click on Profile Towards the bottom...
  • AddThis Social Share allows you to add social media buttons to your blog posts enabling those who follow your blog to share your content via social media (Facebook, Twitter, E-Mail, Tumblr, Pinterest...
  • This plugin allows you can create a customizable contact us from that can be inserted into a page. To change the settings for this plugin, go to Settings > Contact Form. There you can decide where...
  • This plugin provides you with a widget that will allow you or your users search the UO Libraries catalog or available databases from your site! After activating this plugin, you will be able to add...
  • This plugin allows you to password protect portions of a blog post. Rather than making the entire post available for the public to see, you have more control over who sees what with this plugin....
  • This plugin allows you to add a flash based tag cloud widget to your site. This cloud rotates and spins by moving your mouse over it.  To add this to your site: Activate the plugin through the...
  • To change the name that is publicly displayed when you writte a post or comment, follow these directions: Click on Users Click on Your Profile Enter the name you would like to be...
  • To add your Twitter feed to your UO Blogs web site, follow these instructions: 1.  Log into your Twitter account on Twitter.com 2.  Go to your Twitter Settings page.      ...
  • Yamada Virtual Language Lab
  •   The following plugins have been requested by users but could not be integrated into the UO Blogs for the reasons listed below. Plugin Reasoning Admin Help Content (http://...
  • The Tag Feeds will provide a RSS feed for every tag and category for UO Blogs.   Create and publish a new post with the category or tag you want to create a feed Check the feed by going...
  • The SyntaxHighlighter plugin allows you to post syntax-highlighted code on your site without losing formatting or making manual changes. To change the settings for this plugin, go to Settings >...
  • The WP Audio plugin allows you to embed audio files into posts or pages.  After you actived the plugin, create a new post or page. Towards the bottom of the editing page, find the "Featured...
  • The Zotpress plugin allows you to display your Zotero citations on your site.  [[wysiwyg_imageupload:1877:height=361,width=642]] You will also need to sync your Zotero account within the...
  • This plugin allows you to edit and make changes to your blog using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). While there is somewhat of learning curve involved, there are many free resources online to help you...
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