Web Hosting - WordPress


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/ (PIE).

Available To

All faculty, students and staff with Engineering at Illinois.


  • Full blown CMS (Content Management System), which allows for complete control over publishing, editing, and modifying content. There is a file size limitation of 500MB.
  • Choose from list of default customizable templates or contract for unique website designs with Engineering IT Web Services .
  • Several plugins are available for your site, including:
    • Flickr Gallery
    • Custom Contact Forms
    • Disqus
    • Google Analytics
    • Google Calendar Events
    • Illinois Ensemble
    • Lightbox Gallery
  • Choose a domain name that fits within the guildelines of the "Site Name Policy".
  • If you have questions, please contact engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu or the p.i.e team at consult [at] illinois [dot] edu.


There is no charge for this service.

Getting Started

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


Please send an email to pie-support [at] illinois [dot] edu if you encounter any problems.

Get Help

Questions about this topic? Don't see what you're looking for?

Email engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu, call the Help Desk at 217-333-1313, or contact your primary IT support professional.