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Changes to Group Email Notifications

Commons 1.16.8, released on March 24, introduces a small but important change to group email notifications that makes it easier to see their subjects in your inbox, especially if you use a mobile device. Prior to this change, the group’s name would appear before the subject, making it hard to see what the notification was […]

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Version 1.16 Released: Revamped Courses Directory

Teaching continues to drive substantial growth on the Commons, so we’re excited today to launch new features for searching and discovering the rapidly-increasing number of courses in our community. Our revamped Courses Directory now boasts a hero slideshow of rotating course highlights, a new filter bar for finding Courses based on a variety of configurable […]

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Sutori, Padlet, and VoiceThread Embeds Now Supported on the Commons

The Commons Dev team recently implemented code changes to support Sutori, Padlet, and VoiceThread embeds on WordPress sites. Actively engaged with the pedagogical needs of the CUNY community, the Commons provides an open source infrastructure that integrates both proprietary and non-proprietary resources. Here is a list of custom file and content types which can be […]

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Gutenberg – The New WordPress Editor

Block Editing WordPress 5.0 was released in early December and features a modern, new editor called “Gutenberg” that replaces the “Classic” editor that has been around for years. Gutenberg is one of the biggest and most controversial changes in WordPress history, and the web is filled with articles, both pro and con. Gutenberg’s user experience […]

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