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  • Maintenance window The Duke WordPress service is scheduled for regular weekly maintenance from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturdays. During that time, the service may be unavailable for some users. Users will be notified of additional maintenance windows.
  • Maintenance: Saturday, October 15th, 2011, 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. The Duke Wordpress system will be offline temporarily between 6 am and 9 am this Saturday, October 15, 2011, which is our standard maintenance window. During this time we will make some minor changes to the system, including the addition of a new plug-in, called Top Contributors.  During this time, visitors to your sites may ...
  • Spring 2014 Maintenance Window The next maintenance window for Sites@Duke is currently scheduled for early March 2014. All plugin and theme requests received by February 1 will be evaluated for possible inclusion. You can place your request through our Feature Request Form.
  • Duke WordPress Maintenance: Saturday, March 8, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. This is a notice that on Saturday, March 8th, we will be upgrading the Duke WordPress system to version 3.8.1. This upgrade will take place from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sites may be unavailable during this timeframe. One plugin change of note is that we will be removing TweetBlender and replacing it with Really Simply Twitter Feed Widget. On ...
  • March 2014 Maintenance Window Update The Duke WordPress system was successfully upgraded to version 3.8.1 this morning (Saturday, March 8). Please note that the TweetBlender plugin has been removed, and we have added Really Simple Twitter Feed Widget as a replacement. Thanks for your patience as we performed this important maintenance, and please submit your suggestions for future improvements through our Feature Request ...
  • April 2014 Security Updates In response to recent security upgrades, the Duke WordPress team will be making an upgrade to the service outside of our regularly-scheduled quarterly maintenance windows. The team is currently testing the latest WordPress core upgrade (3.8.3), as well as all plugins and themes that have been updated since our March 2014 maintenance window (this list does ...
  • Plugins to be Removed During July 2014 Maintenance Window Duke WordPress users have access to a list of plugins that provide extra functionality to their sites. These standard plugins are actively reviewed by the Duke WordPress team, and those that are not being used or are no longer supported will be retired. During our July 2014 maintenance window (currently scheduled for Saturday, July 12), the ...
  • Duke WordPress Maintenance: Saturday, July 12, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. This is a notice that on Saturday, July 12, we will be upgrading the Duke WordPress system to version 3.9.1. This upgrade will take place from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sites may be unavailable during this timeframe. We will also be removing 12 unused or unsupported plugins from the system at this time. A list ...