WordPress

WordPress Multisite (WPMS) is available for users with a technical background and already familiar with WordPress themes, setup, and configuration. 

What you should know: 

  • UFIT Web Services supports WordPress Multisite (WPMS) in the official UF approved theme
  • User permissions are applied at the enterprise level 
  • WPMS ARS security roles are required 
  • All plug-ins must undergo a risk assessment
  • Access to vetted plug-ins is given to System Admins only 

There are several options for hosting WPMS with Infrastructure & Communication Technology (ICT). For pricing visit https://hosting.it.ufl.edu/pricing/  

Customized themes are not supported by UFIT Web Services.  Requests for service beyond the standard scope of work are subject to billing at a rate of $75.00/hour. For additional details email webmaster@ufl.edu.  

Use the table below to compare services and determine which WCMS is best for you. Also, visit our WordPress Multisite FAQ  

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WordPress Multisite

Training,
continuous central support

Yes

Limited support beyond onboarding 

Technical,
continuous central support 

Yes

Limited support beyond onboarding 

UF officially provides branded accessible themes/templates (visit UF Brand Center)

Yes

Yes

Custom Limitations

Requires technical skills 

  • Restricted ability to customize theme 
  • Vetted and approved plugins only

End-User Roles

Site Admin – Technical Contact 

Contributor 

Moderators 

User permissions are applied at the enterprise level.  

  • Site Admin – Technical Contact 
  • Web Authors 
  • Web Editors 

Hosting

Free

Fee for service

Signup for Apache Web hosting with Infrastructure and Communications Technology Services

$7.50 /month

Need help? Submit a request for hosting