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Information about enhancements and changes to our services and themes, as well as maintenance and downtime announcements.

WordPress 3.8 Upgrade Coming Soon

Published: Jan 6th, 2014

In preparation for our upgrade to WordPress 3.8 (coming in the next few weeks… additional email to follow), take a look at the following Lynda.com tutorial on some of the […]

Mobile Upgrades Coming Soon

Mobile Upgrades Coming Soon

Published: Oct 22nd, 2013

Coming Thursday, October 24, a new theme enhancement will transform your website to work seamlessly on smaller mobile devices. Almost 20% of traffic to UF Health websites comes from mobile devices, […]

Anchors Aweigh!

Anchors Aweigh!

Published: Aug 26th, 2013

When building a very lengthy web page, Anchor Links provide an easy method for building internal links within the page to allow a user to ‘jump’ to a particular section […]

Forms, Quizzes and Surveys

Forms, Quizzes and Surveys

Published: Aug 26th, 2013

If you’ve ever had to build a web form on the Apollo template, then you are familiar with our forms plug-in, Gravity Forms. We’ve been impressed with Gravity Form’s ease-of-use […]

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New Author Profile for Posts

Published: Aug 20th, 2013

When creating Posts you can now have the byline and image of the author added to the post.

Composing a Full Width Slider Image in Apollo

Composing a Full Width Slider Image in Apollo

Published: Aug 2nd, 2013

One of the biggest challenges in working with an extra wide, banner image is composition, especially when captions are designed to overlay the image itself. Without pre planning, key parts […]

New Features: “All Posts” Page, Recent Posts Widget “More” Links

Published: May 16th, 2013

We are pleased to announce two new features for users of the UF&Shands WordPress theme: The “All Posts” Page The “All Posts” archive landing page displays all your posts, across […]

Registering a UF Health Social Media Account

Published: Oct 18th, 2012

Web Services and UF Health News and Communications have been working towards streamlining the process for units to submit their proposals for social media accounts. As part of this initiative, […]

New Feature: Google Search, Multisite Search

Published: Jul 27th, 2012

Let’s face it: the default WordPress search engine is not very good. To help address this, you can now change your website’s search engine to use Google. The results will […]

New Accessibility / Usability Feature: Automatic File Icons

New Accessibility / Usability Feature: Automatic File Icons

Published: Jul 27th, 2012

When inserting a link to a file (i.e., PDF, DOC, XLS), it is a best practice to display the file extension of the file to the user (and to open […]