Resetting WordPress Password

Marshall University content management sites do not rely on the internal WordPress account database.  As a result, attempting to use the “Reset your password” link in the WordPress admin will have no affect on your ability to access your site. … Continued


Using the "Go" URL System to Create Custom URLs

Overview In may situations, you might want to create a simple, easy-to-remember URL to use when directing users to a specific page within your website.   The “GO URL” system allows you to create custom URLs on demand for campus … Continued


Campus Building Information API

Overview We have recently made available a public service URL that will return an XML formatted string with information about buildings on campus. Details The URL for this script: http://www.marshall.edu/services/getBuildingInfo.php Calling the URL directly will return an XML formatted string … Continued


Accessing your V Drive from a Macintosh Computer

If you need to access your personal V Drive space from a Macintosh computer, please follow these instructions. 1.  Make sure that “Finder” is your active program.   The active program is the program whose name is listed to the … Continued



Obtaining Photographs of Campus

Marshall University is providing content developers with photographic resources for use in the web content being developed for the University.    Photographs that are available for your use are located at http://muphotos.marshall.edu. MU Photos is a site run by “SmugMug”, and … Continued



Understanding How Search Works

What Happens When You Search the Marshall Web site? Marshall University, like many other public colleges and universities, relies on Google Syndicated Search services to answer search requests on our web site.    Google’s technology is superior to that of many … Continued


Accessing Web Directories

Welcome New Developers Becoming a content developer for a Marshall University department or group is an exciting opportunity, but it also presents challenges for new developers as they learn the development process and infrastructure at Marshall. The aim of this … Continued