Useful Guidance on Blogging Using WordPress

February 2, 2011

Hi All,

Here is the basic guide to blogging using WordPress courtesy of David Dougan who recently ran a short workshop for us at the University of Glasgow.

WordPress Guide


Free WordPress Training

January 7, 2011

Hi All,

In order to improve the quality of our blogs and help people communicate about thier projects we have organised a short course.  There are a few places available (free of charge to higher and further education establishments and affiliated organisations).

The course will focus on set up and basic maintenance of a Wordpress blog.

It will run at the University of Glasgow on Wednesday 26th January 0930-1230.

If you are interested in a place please email me at



WordPress Statistics for this Blog

January 5, 2011

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did since it’s initiation in March 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 4,100 times in 2010. That’s about 10 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 52 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 42 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 21mb. That’s about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was December 2nd with 281 views. The most popular post that day was Enquire Final Report.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for output outcome impact, research outcomes, hebcis 2010, hebcis, and mrc e-val.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Enquire Final Report November 2010


About Research Outcomes February 2010


Output, Outcome, Impact – Waiting Patiently for Definitions June 2010


Related JISC Funded Projects May 2010


Higher Education, Business, and Community Interaction Survey (HEBCIS) July 2010
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