• Site and Theme Updates
    Aurora Site Updates Reworked site navigation based on user feedback, and to better align the site with upcoming training sessions. Removed duplicate pages, condensed information. Added new pages on importing, exporting, using Google Analytics, and a lot more. Huskypress 3.0.1 Changelog New single-row homepage layout options Cleaned up formatting, eliminated redundant css. Added better comments, […]
    Posted on August 1, 2013
  • Update 2
    Update 2 was released on 9/30/13.
    Posted on October 11, 2013
  • Update 3
    Update 3 was released on 10/23/13.
    Posted on October 23, 2013
  • Update 4
    We’ve added a few fun new features and fixed a few issues. Read the log for details.
    Posted on December 20, 2013
  • Update 5
    The latest updates and new features are live! Please read the change log for details.
    Posted on February 6, 2014
  • Update 6
    New features, updates and changes were just released today (5/8/14). Read the change log for details.  
    Posted on May 6, 2014
  • Update 7
    Update 7 is now live. It includes a new theme, and a ton of new features.
    Posted on August 6, 2014
  • Update 7.1 Update 7.1
    Update 7.1 includes a number of minor bug fixes, and new storage limits for all sites. http://aurora.uconn.edu/update-7-1/
    Posted on October 28, 2014
  • Update 8
    Aurora Update 8 is released on 1/16/2015. This update includes WordPress core version upgrade and many new features such as color options in Sherman, private sites and pages, blog widget filtered by categories or tags, CSS override with code sanitization, redirection tool and etc. The complete change log and user guides are available at http://aurora.uconn.edu/update-8/
    Posted on January 16, 2015
  • Update 8.1
    Update 8.1 was released in February 2015. The complete change log is available at http://aurora.uconn.edu/update-8-1
    Posted on March 12, 2015
  • Update 8.2
    Update 8.2 was released in April 2015. The complete change log is available at http://aurora.uconn.edu/update-8-2.
    Posted on April 24, 2015
  • Update 8.3
    Update 8.3 was released in May 2015. WordPress Core was upgraded to 4.2.2 and all central third party plugins were updated to the latest version,  to fix critical WordPress Zero-Day Vulnerability.
    Posted on May 22, 2015
  • Update 8.4
    Update 8.4 was released early June 2015. Site Administrators can now give Editors access to Gravity Forms by checking the Gravity Forms Access checkbox under Settings->General. Confirmation emails triggered by updating the admin email (Settings->General->E-mail Address) is disabled. Changes on the admin email is now immediate.
    Posted on June 10, 2015
  • Update 8.5
    Update 8.5 was released on 6/17/2015. Sherman: more colors are available Bootstrap 3: version updated to 3.3.4 and Modal is now supported Custom CSS: now fully supports HTML 5, CSS 3 and allows comments
    Posted on June 18, 2015
  • Update 9
    Aurora has been updated with some great new features. Including: New Navigation options Improved tools for faculty/staff profiles. Page Layout Builder tool New theme “Hale 2015” and more! Get all the details at: Aurora Update 9 Change Logs
    Posted on August 25, 2015
  • Update 9.1
    The UC People plugin has been updated with new features, Authorize.net payment button shortcode is also available. For details, check the Aurora Update 9.1 Change Log.
    Posted on March 1, 2016
  • Accessibility
    All University websites are required to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and are encouraged to adhere to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (specifically Subpart B, 1194.22 Web-based intranet and internet information and applications). While Aurora’s central themes are tested and kept accessible by ITS web developers, individual webmasters are responsible […]
    Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Videos
    Embedding VideosYou can add videos from YouTube or Vimeo into your Aurora site. The process is the same for either site. To do so: Copy the URL of the video Paste it into either the visual editor or the text editor. It does not matter which. Add an embed shortcode before it, and a /embed shortcode after […]
    Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Alert Boxes
    You can make any div an alert box by adding alert alert-* classes to it. To add alert boxes to your page/post, you must be in the ‘Text’ editor view. Class Sample Code Output alert-success <div class="alert alert-success" role="alert">Success!</div> Success! alert-info <div class="alert alert-info" role="alert">Information.</div> Information. alert-warning <div class="alert alert-warning" role="alert">Warning.</div> Warning. alert-danger <div class="alert […]
    Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Buttons
    To add buttons to your page/post, you must be in the 'Text' editor view. Compatible TagsYou can make buttons out of the following HTML tags: Tag Sample Code  a <a class="btn btn-default" href="https://www.google.com" role="button">Link</a>  button <button class="btn btn-default" type="submit">Button</button>  input (type: button) <input class="btn btn-default" type="button" value="Input"> input (type: submit) <input class="btn btn-default" type="submit" value="Submit"> […]
    Posted on March 3, 2016