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on December 1, 2011 by

WordPress Multisite Roles Plugin

Part of my job as Web Application Developer at Maryville is to evaluate the tools we use for our website and decide if they are functioning the way they should. We’ve had our fair share of problems with our current content management system (CMS) that we implemented in 2008 and have decided to make the… Continue Reading

on October 26, 2011 by

Live Music, Beer, and a little bit of Web Development!

#heweb2011 was an intense conference held in the midst of lots of live music and beer in Austin, TX. We had a fast-paced schedule sure to make even the most seasoned veteran’s head explode! Monday, 7 sessions and a keynote during lunch. Tuesday, 5 sessions and a keynote during lunch. Wednesday, you get the opportunity… Continue Reading

on October 20, 2011 by

HighEdWeb 2011, here we come!

Boy am I ready for some warmer weather! Just in time for HighEdWeb 2011, hosted in beautiful Austin, TX. Ronnie, Mario, and myself will be making the trip down south on Sunday and coming back Wednesday. And darn the bad luck, we’ll be there the same time as Austin Beek Week. I’m hoping to post… Continue Reading

on October 12, 2011 by

How To: Display Comment Author Photo in WordPress

While browsing this site, you may have noticed in the comments that some people have photos and some don’t. Well, WordPress uses a nifty service called Gravatar that allows you to create an account and setup photos to be used in comments on various sites. It allows you to enter multiple email addresses and set… Continue Reading

on October 7, 2011 by

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things…… Continue Reading

on September 26, 2011 by Katrina McAfee

Got Inspiration???

in·spi·ra·tion Noun /ˌinspəˈrāSHən/ 1. The process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, esp. to do something creative: “flashes of inspiration“. 2.  The quality of having been so stimulated, esp. when evident something: “a moment of inspiration in an otherwise dull display” 3.    A sudden brilliant, creative, or timely idea my sweet girls… Continue Reading

on September 22, 2011 by

Ghost Writer

I am the ghost writer for Katrina. Hmmm? What would I write about if I were Katrina. I might write about my two beautiful daughters, and soccer games and dance recitals and student government assignments. I might write about that. Or I might write about my kitchen, my beautifully remodeled kitchen. Don’t get me started…. Continue Reading

on September 9, 2011 by

Visions of Paradise

Rainy days are such prime stretches for quiet reflection that I can’t believe poems ever get written in the sunshine. These are the days I love to take a nap, or visit a bookstore. If I could take a nap in a bookstore on a rainy day, after some quiet reflecting, that would beautiful thing.

on August 30, 2011 by

Mobile Site vs. Mobile Application

Mobile use is definitely on the rise. Over the past year, we’ve seen a 242% increase in mobile traffic to our website. This is one of those items that is a priority for us, but also will require a lot of time and effort. Time and effort? What could make this such a big project?… Continue Reading

on August 23, 2011 by

Digital Signs

So what do you think of all of the new digital sign boards around campus? We are busy creating new templates for localized content and new video and motion graphics for display. So tell us, what do you want to see on the signs? What content do you find the most helpful or the least?… Continue Reading

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