As of August 18, 2014, will be shut down. All blogs and sites remaining on this service will no longer be available for viewing, editing, or commenting. Please use Sites at Penn State, the official replacement. Read the full announcement for more detail.

Important Announcement

The Blogs at Penn State (Movable Type) service is discontinued in 2014.

We encourage you to create any new blogs or websites at Sites at Penn State (WordPress), the University's new web publishing service. It's easy to use and provides even more powerful features, a variety of fresh themes, and faster service. What's not to like?


May 12, 2014

No new blogs or websites may be created at on or after this date. Previously created content is available for viewing, editing, and commenting until August 18.

August 18, 2014 is shut down. All blogs and sites remaining on this service is no longer be available for viewing, editing, or commenting.

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You can still access your Blogs at Penn State dashboard by logging in.

Frequently Asked Questions

I don't want to lose my content. Can I move it to Sites at Penn State?

Yes, it's a simple process! If you currently have a blog or site at, we encourage you to migrate it to Sites at Penn State as soon as possible. Use this step-by-step guide to migrate your site content.

Can I still create a blog at

You will be able to create a new blog at until May 12, 2014. However, if you do so, you will have to migrate your content before August 18, 2014 if you intent to keep the site. To avoid this inconvenience, we encourage you to use Sites at Penn State instead.

What if I don't move my blog from before the service is shut down on August 18? Will I lose my content?

After is shut down, your published content still remains in your PASS space. However, it is a collection of files and is not a fully functional website and you can no longer edit your content via the dashboard.

What if I have more questions or need help?

Feel free to contact us with your questions or concerns about this change.

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