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Blog

Blog URL: blogs.canisius.edu/gparent

Faculty/Staff posting to the blog

Administration

  • To log in to the blog: blogs.canisius.edu/gparent/wp-admin
    • Use your authorized college username and password. If you are not authorized, please contact coli@canisius.edu.
    • Assign blog posts to one or all of the following categories: freshmen, seniors, everyone else. 
  • Faculty/staff submit posts as per above. 
    • Faculty/staff will submit their posts to the AccessPress Anonymous Post form plugin in Wordpress.
    • These submissions will create a pending post. 
    • A GA or other personnel should log in to publish the remaining posts before the newsletter is sent. 

Newsletter

Mailchimp: mailchimp.com

Login for Mailchimp.

    • Only authorized college staff can access this information. If you are not authorized and believe you should be, please contact coli@canisius.edu.
    In Mailchimp:


    Lists: Lists are set up for staff and for each graduating year. The parent lists per graduating year must be updated once a semester from lists pulled from Banner.
    Campaigns: Campaigns are set up for staff and for each graduating year. These must be updated once a year to reflect the correct RSS feeds that pull from the blog categories (see above). These are: 

https://blogs.canisius.edu/gparent/category/freshmen/feed

https://blogs.canisius.edu/gparent/category/senior/feed

https://blogs.canisius.edu/gparent/category/everyone/feed

Additionally, campaigns can be sent out on behalf of the president or others to all parents - in this case use https://blogs.canisius.edu/gparent/feed/ as the RSS url. 

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