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Performance: Change expiring CU Blog themes prior to July 7

Last Updated:
2015-07-13 00:00:00
Event:
2015-07-01 00:00:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
CUBlogs
User Impact:
N/A
Workaround:
There is no workaround for this issue
Current Status:
N/A
Services Affected:
Full Description:
On July 7, 2015, CampusPress, the CU blogs service vendor, will retire more than 70 themes that are no longer supported.\n\nAny person with at least one blog using an expiring theme will receive a notification email with a list of affected blogs included.\n\n*It's important to make time to change your theme prior to July 7, for the following reasons:*\n\n• On July 7, the vendor will automatically switch any blog/site with an expiring theme to the default Cornell theme. See an example here: http://judicialadministrator.cornell.edu\n\n• This will change main menus, move posts, and hide some content that requires widgets or plugins to show.\n\n• It will most definitely be more time consuming to select a new theme and set up the blog/site(s) as wanted, if action isn't taken prior to July 7.\n\nLook for the email, and for any listed blog(s), follow documented steps to change themes with as little disruption as possible: http://www.it.cornell.edu/services/blogs/howto/theme.cfm\n\nThis change is being made by the blog vendor, CampusPress, and is not specific to Cornell. While CampusPress is making this change for good reasons (to prioritize accessibility, ease of use on mobile devices, etc.), we do apologize for any inconvenience switching themes may cause.\n\nNo longer need the blog? Please follow these steps to delete it: http://help.edublogs.org/how-to-delete-a-blog/\n\nThank you! \n\nCU Blog Service\n\nBLOG SUPPORT INFO:\n\nLog in to your blog at: http://blogs.cornell.edu/wp-admin\n\nLook up answers about CU Blogs at: http://www.it.cornell.edu/services/blogs\n\nSend questions about non-course-related blogs to: cublogs@cornell.edu\n\nSend questions about blogs used in course instruction to: acadtech@cornell.edu\n\nWant a custom theme? Contact Custom Web Development (a for-fee service): http://www.it.cornell.edu/about/atsus/iws/