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Hey everyone! For those of you who have been experiencing problems with the Tumblr importer, great news: it’s fixed! Now you will be able to import all of your old study abroad posts into your SGG blog. Again, this feature can be found in the Import sub-menu of the Tools menu of your WordPress dashboard. Note:…
Hello everyone! Happy (belated) New Year! We hope your 2013 is off a great start SGG has undergone recent changes this weekend. We have two significant updates: a new and improved Media Uploader, as well as a Tumblr importer. Now all you Tumblr-users can easily import your posts to your SGG blog! (Speaking of Tumblr, are you following us…
Hey everyone! We just wanted to let you know that we have made a few modifications to the website recently. These changes will help to improve page loading time, as well as correct minor issues with images breaking the page layout. Other parts of the website, such as the admin area and adding comments to…
Hey all you SGG bloggers! If you didn’t already know, we have some GREAT new features coming up for V2 of the site. We don’t want to give too much away, but we know you’ll be pleased and hope you are just as excited as we are. With that said, we are looking for a…
The study abroad advisors at ubumm.com featured Students Gone Global in a Q & A today. Check it out below! http://ubumm.com/featured-qas/students-gone-global/
Students Gone Global is now recruiting Campus Representatives from all universities to promote our blogging network! Campus Reps are responsible for providing the link between their school’s education abroad/international programs office, as well as publicizing SGG to their peers through social media and word of mouth (putting up flyers, attending pre-departure orientation meetings for prospective…
Hello everyone, Yesterday our web server became unresponsive due to high load (we had a significant increase in traffic) and unfortunately the internal monitoring did not pick up the issue properly. We have since corrected the problem and modified the monitoring rules to improve the handling of such incidents. Thank you for your patience during this time!
We would like to personally thank San Diego State University for featuring Students Gone Global on their College of Business study abroad page! Here is the link.
My name is Dave and I’m one of the guys working behind the scenes on Students Gone Global. I want to thank each and every one of you for sharing your stories and time traveling on our website. It’s very rewarding and gratifying to read all of your blogs because I went through the same process as you…
We wanted to make you all aware of some new questions we recently answered on our FAQ page. They are: Is my blog address changeable in the future? How do I embed YouTube videos within a post? How do I embed Vimeo videos within a post? How do I embed tweets within a post? How…
Hello everyone, We wanted to let all of you know about various updates we implemented to the website yesterday. These include the following bug fixes: Fixing the personal profile section in some users’ blogs where the information was not being displayed (e.g., Sora Hwang and Norma Alicia). The personal profile image wasn’t updating after a…
SGG Bloggers/Users: Would you be interested in having us implement a live chat feature like as seen in the header image above? Some of the benefits: Ability to create and join private one-on-one and group chats Ability to chat with international members in your native language You would be able to chat while continuing to…
Welcome everyone! After months of hard work, we are excited to announce the launch of StudentsGoneGlobal.com, the website that will connect study abroad students like no other blogging platform has done before. When we began work on Students Gone Global over a year ago, our vision was to inspire students to travel the world by…