Upgrade on Friday, January 13, 2017 – blog.ryerson.ca to upgrade to WordPress 4.7, ‘Vaughan’

blog.ryerson.ca will be upgraded to WordPress 4.7 on Friday, January 13, 2017 between 6:00am and 8:00am.

blog.ryerson.ca users, and visitors to your sites, may experience a brief outage during this time.

This upgrade includes some feature changes, security fixes and performance updates.
Details can be found here.

Please report any problems you may experience post-upgrade via the form linked on our Contact Us page.

What’s New in “Vaughan”?

  • A new theme – Twenty Seventeen.
  • A simplified process for creating menus using Customizer.
  • Ability to add Custom CSS.

Off-campus users unable to comment (Resolved)

UPDATE: This issue was resolved by around 12:00 noon on Monday, September 26, and was posted on servicealerts.blog.ryerson.ca for the broader Ryerson community.

It is believed that this issue began on the morning of Friday, September 23, 2016. Our technicians continue to investigate the root cause of this issue.

We are currently looking into an issue that is currently preventing off-campus visitors from commenting on blogs hosted on blog.ryerson.ca.

Users commenting from on-campus do not appear to be impacted.

This post will be updated as new details are known.

Thank you for your patience while we work to resolve this issue.

blog.ryerson.ca Support

blog.ryerson.ca unavailable on 2016/09/11 from 8:00 to 9:00 AM

Due to emergency Network maintenance on Sunday, blog.ryerson.ca was unavailable for a couple of hours.

Originally posted on http://servicealerts.blog.ryerson.ca/, in the post Network outage on Sunday 11, 2016 from 8:00 to 9:00 AM:

On Sunday September 11, 2016, at 8:00 AM an emergency network maintenance took place. This caused access interruption to and from the Internet.   The maintenance work was completed and services resumed at 9:00 AM.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

-Computing and Communications Services