Webmaster Notes

Our Winter 2022 update includes one major change: enabling the block editor for WordPress Widgets! This is a major change to the widget workflow, and will require some getting used to. Learn how to edit widgets with the block editor in the content…
Our Fall 2021 update includes pushing the latest version of WordPress (5.8.1) live to the eou.edu Web Server. This is a big leap, as we were 2 major generations behind, at version 5.6.1  Along with this update come numerous security updates, as well…
Because of security issues, how users login to edit their pages has changed. Users will now login through single-sign-on using their One Login accounts. To access the editor on your page, sign into One Login and click the “WordPress – Main Site button”.…
Adding the Siteimprove Accessibility Checker for Chrome The Chrome extension for Siteimprove‚Äôs Accessibility Checker can help ensure a website is accessible to all visitors. Use it while creating, editing and managing content in your EOU website. The video below shows how to install…
Another element that poses some initial hurdles are buttons. There is not a great way around this. Buttons will need to all become Gutenberg buttons eventually. Once converted to a Gutenberg Block our original style classes are striped from the link. STEPS: Step…
Bootstrap Grid Layout to Gutenberg Column Block One of the common conversions we will see when moving content into Gutenberg Blocks is the column layout of our previous theme to Gutenberg’s Column Block. This may at first seem daunting, but a simple process…
Gutenberg is now your editor. Step 1 Don’t Panic Welcome to the world of Gutenberg Blocks. The new editor has been installed and is now ready for use. This means that over time EOU staff will be migrating previous content into the new…
Implementing Gutenberg & replacing the Classic Editor Eastern Oregon University will be implementing the new content editor for WordPress called Gutenberg for use in managing website content. This project will be a key component in ensuring that all web pages, websites and web-based…