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In response to the rising popularity of Wordpress blog sites at the UW, UW-IT, UW Marketing and other partners will soon launch UW Blogs Network, an easy-to-use blog service for faculty and staff. The new service will be UW-branded, centrally-administered cost is covered in the basic services bundle. The UW Blogs Network will have an official theme. Service administration is provided by UW-IT and included in the Basic Bundle of services.

The new service will be easily activated through the "computing services" page, and makes it easier to use Wordpress by providing UW-specific themes, NetID login support, up-to-date plug-ins, and a blog framework. The site, content, and administration are up to the site owner. The service is targeted for full release Winter 2012.

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  • Uses the popular WordPress software.
  • UW-Branded BlogBlogs
  • UW NetID Authentication: no need to remember a new password.

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