New Training Videos Posted

Though we would always recommend in-person training to learn the basics of the UW Theme, we have created three videos that cover the same topics for “just in time” training needs. You can view those …

WiscWeb Holiday Availability

The WiscWeb team will have low availability during the winter holidays (December 23, 2019 – January 2, 2020). Please expect delays in messaging. Outage Reporting If you experience a site outage during the holidays, please …

WordPress Core Update to 5.3

The WiscWeb Service was updated to WordPress Core version 5.3 on Monday, November 25, 2019. This update is mostly related to changes to and fixes for the Gutenberg editor, which is not yet available with the UW Theme. More information about these changes can be found on the WordPress website. 

UW Theme Updated to 1.7.0

On Thursday, November 7, the WordPress UW Theme was updated to version 1.7.0 within the WiscWeb Service. A full list of changes in this version can be reviewed in the changelog. Here is the one …

Performance Improvements for July and August 2019

Over the past two months, various members of DoIT, University Marketing, and CALS have been focusing on key performance updates for the WiscWeb service to improve page load times. This effort was in response to reports of slow page load times for both authenticated (logged into the editing environment) and unauthenticated (not logged in, your general website visitors) users of the tool. We would like to provide an update on the status of this endeavor.

WordPress Core Update to 5.2.3

The WiscWeb Service was updated to WordPress Core version 5.2.3 on Friday, September 6. This update is a security release that aims to fix several potential vulnerabilities (mostly related to cross site scripting). More information about these changes can be found on the WordFence website.