MySQL Enterprise administrators have successfully updated the UBS’ underlying database servers at 7:01 AM!
UBS stewards will perform routine database maintenance this evening between 5PM – 10PM which may impact service performance. Page load times may increase slightly while this task is being performed.
Dear Blog Owners, We would like to thank everyone who participated in the acceptance testing in the new QUAL environment. We are on track and preparing for the April 3rd, 2017 maintenance window as originally planned. As noted on March 1, 2017, UBS will be migrating its current server setup… read more
Tonight we will be updating how email is send from the UBS server. This is in response to upgrades that ITS Systems is performing with campus email appliances. No service interruption is expected, however, if you should for any reason stop receiving any emails from the UBS server where you… read more
UBS will be migrating its current server setup to a new version of the Linux operating system this April. Starting today, UBS customers are invited to visit their respective sites on qual.sites.utexas.edu and test for any defects. Please note that this server is ONLY available to the campus network or… read more
The University Blog Service will undergo a planned quarterly maintenance this evening. Updates to the operating system will be followed by a quick reboot. Thank you for your patience!
The University Blog Service team will be updating its WordPress installation from 4.5.3 to 4.6.1 during the scheduled maintenance window on December 1st, 2016. The service will experience outages between 5PM and 10PM while the team performs all update operations. This release is a maintenance and security update which includes the… read more
The UBS stewardship team is happy to announce a new plugin called: UT Branding Bar. This plugin is optimized for sites using the UT Responsive Theme. Activating this plugin will place the University Brand Bar bar across the top of your site. The University Brand Bar provides visitors to UT websites with… read more
Hello Blog Owners! In August 2014, the University Blogs Service transitioned away from blogs.utexas.edu to sites.utexas.edu as the service’s primary domain. Currently, this domain is being hosted on the UBS server alongside sites.utexas.edu where all visitors of blogs.utexas.edu are being redirected to sites.utexas.edu. We are in the process of completing… read more
This post will walk you through getting your site up with Google Analytics and properly configured. Let’s get started! Before beginning, please be sure to review the best practices policy for the use of analytics on campus. Ensure that you have the following before beginning to configure your blog site:… read more