With my published content I like to include useful code snippets. As I published on a self-hosted WordPress blog I’ve used plugins to help format the code to make it easier to understand and also aesthetically look nice. In this post I share a WordPress plugin I’ve developed for Google Apps Script syntax highlighting.
Recently I’ve been experimenting with a content curation site for the Google Apps Script community (see Apps Script Pulse – Sharing Google Apps Script community content). In this post I […]
My experiences of setting up and using CloudFlare to deliver a self-hosted WordPress blog over SSL
We recently moved the ALT Online Newsletter, which is a self-hosted WordPress site, to https/SSL. We did this before Google announced it would use https as a rank factor in […]
ALT’s Open Course in Technology Enhanced Learning (ocTEL) is entering it’s final week. As part of this our effort to award digital badges has been well received by participants. One request we received was to turn our site specific digital badges into Open Badges. To achieve this we’ve developed a add-on to the existing BadgeOS plugin which will turn your WordPress powered site into a Open Badges issuer.
This is a repost of Using WordPress for research data collection and visualization which first appeared on the OER Research Hub blog on 27th November 2013
Notes on the first steps to create a custom WordPress plugin for the OER Research Hub to capture evidence
There is a growing list of educational uses for WordPress beyond a reflective blogging tool. Recently Joss Winn from the University of Lincoln took time out to speak to me about how since 2008 they’ve gone on to host and support over 1,800 WordPress sites with one server, one WordPress installation and one part-time person.
I’m not entirely sure what this post is. I started writing it on the train down to altc2013 and think it lost its focus between York and Sheffield. Essentially I wanted to write this to highlight some of the benefits of using BuddyPress as a way to capture user activity streams but at the same time some of the challenges of achieving an integrated experience using WordPress. I’ll let you decide it’s value and please feel free to comment (the ‘dirty code’ post will be a lot better).
End of File/Start of File – before another era starts here are the beginnings of a connectivist inspired conference platform for ALT-C 2013 proudly powered by WordPress