Yes, Theresa, there is a hidden WordPress cadre at the U of MN
fighting against the hordes who would have you use Drupal or UMContent
and proving that life can be much easier in the world of web
:-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)
I know Patrick Johnson at the new LT Media Lab is investing heavily in
WordPress. Tell him I sent you.
Minneapolis has a very vibrant WordPress community. You can plug in to
it via the Google Group.
Tooting horn: Toby Cryns and I will be doing a WP session at
Minnewebcon. Toby is often known as "Mr. WordPress" in these parts.
On Mar 8, 2011, at 7:23 PM, Kristofer Layon wrote:
> And to add to Tony: WP has a "Pages" module as well as (blog)
> "Entries", so it can work well for managing more traditional site
> content (minus blog elements like commenting, etc.). That's how I
> use the regular edition of WP for a personal web site.
> On Mar 8, 2011, at 5:56 PM, Tony Thomas <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> We used it at my former job and I use it on several side projects
>> as well.
>> To add to Kris' comments, I know Best Buy uses WordPress MU to
>> support something like 500 store blogs with nearly 1,000 users. In
>> other words, it seems to scale well for enterprise level
>> On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 5:12 PM, Kristofer Layon <[log in to unmask]>
>> I don't use it here at work, but I do note that WordPress MU (Multi
>> User) might be a good option in this context.
>> And based on two HighEdWeb conferences that I've attended, there
>> seems to be a lot of WordPress MU use across higher ed. In case
>> you're involved in the HighEdWeb community --- that could be
>> another good source of ideas and support.
>> Kristofer D. Layon
>> Web Design & Social Media
>> 612.624.4545 : http://z.umn.edu/klayon : http://twitter.com/
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>> Office of the Senior Vice President for System Academic
>> University of Minnesota Twin Cities
>> On Mar 8, 2011, at 4:34 PM, Theresa Tichich wrote:
>>> Is anyone working with WordPress?
>>> .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .... .. .. .. .. ..
>>> Theresa Tichich
>>> Web and Multimedia Services Manager
>>> College of Design
>>> University of Minnesota
>>> 32 McNeal Hall
>>> St. Paul, MN 55108
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>> Tony Thomas
>> Web Developer
>> University of Minnesota
>> Student Unions & Activities
>> 300 Washington Ave SE, Ste 500
>> Minneapolis MN 55455
>> Direct: 612-626-9820
>> Fax: 612-624-7256
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