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Edupack is transitioning.

With 73 institutions, Edupack worked to simplify Higher Ed website publishing. Now, to better accomplish our goal, Edupack is evolving into two endeavors.

First, we’re tackling accessibility with Equalify.

Managing content accessibility was the biggest headache for our Higher Ed partners. Existing services aimed for sales over utility, charging too much for unhelpful features.

Equalify makes accessibility more accessible. All work is published under an open source license, which is funded by affordable service contracts. We’re also building tools that automate WCAG compliance. Visit equalify.app to try the service today.

Outside of accessibility, other Edupack’s knowledge is transitioning into Managed Campus by Decubing Web Services. Decubing was my former agency. I am helping their team build the best solution for campus website management. The service builds on countless interviews with Higher Ed Pros, in addition to the experience Decubing already has with campus clients. I encourage you to contact Decubing for more information.

I truly appreciate the knowledge I’ve gained through Edupack. With Equalify and Decubing, I can’t wait to turn Edupack knowledge into real solutions.

Onwards and upwards!


Test Edupack.Cloud!

Yesterday, we announced our new focus: A cloud-based Edupack. You can watch the announcement during Braintrust 12: The Future of Edupack.

This new version of Edupack allows users to manage all of their institution’s sites, no matter where the site is hosted.

To validate our new features, we’re hosting a series of user studies. The 30-minute user study will demo our new solution and gauge your impressions.

If you’re interested, feel free to grab a time from our signup form: https://calendly.com/edupack

Can’t wait to show you the new Edupack!


Version 0.0.4: Brand Control

Control every sites’ branding in one place.

Edupack’s latest release includes “Brand Control.” Users can brand WP’s dashboard, notification emails, and add a branding bar to every site.

A screenshot of Edupack’s new feature, “Brand Control.”

Brand control doesn’t rely on themes and works with major WP themes. We also output CSS variables, so developers can use brand control settings anywhere on the site.

Interested in trying Brand Control? Ping me @bbertucc or email blake@edupack.dev.


Version 0.0.2: Archival Policies 🥳

Automate archival policies with Edupack’s 0.0.2 version. From Edupack’s new Network Admin tab, send automated warning emails and archive stale sites. Super admins can also set exemptions for sites that shouldn’t be archived.

Version 0.0.2 also allows Super Admins to hide/show site publishing permissions for network users. The site publishing permissions allows users to manually archive sites, so that sites can be hidden from the public.

Requires WP 5.6+ w/ Multisite Enabled


Seeking Dev. Partners

Edupack seeks institutions, agencies, and other Higher Ed pros to become development partners.

Edupack’s development partners are driven to improve campus website publishing. Each partner meets with Edupack’s team to sculpt the roadmap of features they are interested in. One-on-one meetings take place at the beginning and end of the development of each feature:

Content Governance
Libraries of reusable blocks and patterns.

Automated Archiving
Rules to sunsetting stale content.

Self-service Web Publishing
Control over onboarding & a domain-of-ones-own

Brand Governance
Brand control across large networks.

Trusted .edu tech that supports Higher Ed users.

Accessibility Reporting
Keeping Campus sites accessible.

Edupack has also built a thriving community to help development partners solve solutions to problems that are outside of our roadmap.

Interested in having your ideas coded?

Contact me, blake@edupack.dev, for more information.

Together, we can revolutionize Higher Ed web publishing.

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