Web Hosting - WordPress

Overview

WordPress is a platform that can be used by faculty, students, and staff members to quickly and easily build a website without resorting to off-campus services. This service is made possible through the team at http://publish.illinois.edu/.

Available To

All faculty, students and staff with Engineering at Illinois.

Features

  • Full blown CMS (Content Management System), which allows for complete control over publishing, editing, and modifying content. There is a file size limitation of 10MB.
  • Choice from list of semi-customizable templates.
  • Several plugins are available for your site, including:
    • Flickr Gallery
    • Custom Contact Forms
    • Disqus
    • Google Analytics
    • Google Calendar Events
    • Illinois Ensemble
    • Lightbox Gallery
  • Choice of domain name that fits within the guildelines of the "Site Name Policy".
  • Access to RT ticketing system for support issues.

Rates

There is no charge for this service.

Getting Started

Request a unique URL by contacting pie-team@listserv.illinois.edu. Be sure to follow the site naming procedures.

Support

Please send an email to pie-support@illinois.edu if you encounter any problems.