Blogs

  • Improving communication through University blogs

    We have 39 active blogs on blogs.bath.ac.uk and they are proving very popular. Traffic to our blogs last year increased by 175% and we have a healthy balance of new and returning visitors. The popularity is a satisfying reward for...

  • Changes to content maintenance during the beta

    This week we reviewed the changes we introduced in April to content maintenance in preparation for the start of the new academic year. To make sure that we can continue to support lead publishers who are working on transitioning content,...

  • We’ll come to you - subscribe to our blogs by email

    With increasing numbers of University of Bath blogs appearing and posts about our latest goings-on being published more often, how can people keep track of what’s new? Email subscription We are running a pilot to enable people to subscribe to...

  • We are now able to archive inactive blogs

    Retiring and archiving blogs It’s frustrating for users when they browse a blog network like ours and stumble across inactive blogs. It’s like hitting a dead end in an unfamiliar part of town. That’s why when blogs aren’t updated regularly...

  • One Hour Upgrade 2

    We held our 2nd One Hour Upgrade, following a productive first foray. Here's what we got done in the time: Freshened up the formatting and structure on the I-SEE events pages and replaced the divs with proper paragraph tags Updated...

  • Monitoring and alerting

    Almost all of the services the University provides are run on servers based on campus and which are managed by the Computing Services department. Although many of these servers are now virtual, we're not yet at the point where the...

  • New blogs, stats for bloggers and drafting in WordPress

    We are continuing to develop blogs.bath.ac.uk as new bloggers join the network, as the number of posts increases, and as more readers start landing on and following our blogs. Chris and Tom T spent last week setting up some new...