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March 20, 2019

Microsoft Stream Overview

This article is designed to provide an overview on Microsoft Stream for Office 365 users. Stream allows users to upload videos, add subtitles to those videos, and embed their content into other services (UO Blogs websites, Canvas, etc.)

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September 1, 2015

Vericite Plagiarism Detection for Canvas

The Canvas LMS now has a plagiarism detection tool: Vericite–a cloud-based technology that identifies plagiarized and improperly cited text.

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May 29, 2015

Setting Up Formidable Pro

Purpose

This post is designed to guide WordPress/UO Blogs user through setting up Formidable — a plugin for WordPress that allows site managers to create forms for various needs. Some examples include sign-up sheets for events or avenues to receive feedback among many other options.

Enable Formidable Pro for your site

Note: Formidable Pro is a plugin that is part of the UO Blogs offering to all associated with the University by using your DuckID. If you do not yet have a UO Blogs site, follow this link.

Process

The process of enabling the Formidable form plugin shown in the video below and described with screenshots as well.

Video version

Text version

Login to your UO Blogs account using your DuckID and password, then go the site’s Dashboard

  • Example of your site: blogs.uoregon.edu/”yoursitename”/wp-admin
    • “yoursitename” is your user name used when signing up for a site.

Note: Some users may have multiple sites through UO Blogs. If so, you will be directed to a general Dashboard upon sign-in. You will then need to select which site you would like to directly edit.

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August 4, 2014

WordPress/UO Blogs

CASIT Training has put together training documentation for WordPress and UO Blogs.
This training material covers:

For an overview of WordPress from CASIT, click here.

For more information on the CAS Design Toolkit and Theme, click here.

For any additional questions, you can contact CASIT Training at 346-5017 or submit a training request.

September 6, 2012

Tour of WordPress

Basic topics

What is WordPress?

WordPress is a content management system used to manage web sites. It is open source and free to use on your own web server or through hosted servers like blogs.uoregon.edu.

It currently is running behind many CAS department and program websites.

  • WordPress.org – Home of WordPress. Best place for documentation and forums for WordPress.
    • WordPress is installed on a web server and managed entirely through the web browser.
  • Logging into WordPress: To login add wp-admin to end of your site’s URL.
    • e.g. https://cas.uoregon.edu/wp-admin
  • Dashboard is the tool that you will be using to manage your site’s content. It is only available after you have logged in.

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