Getting Started with WordPress Multisite (WPMS)

1. Identify a technical contact for your website

Note:  Primary Web Coordinators (PWC) or Technical contacts must submit the PWC request form before submitting the ADD WordPress Multisite form https://webservices.it.ufl.edu/contact/pwc-application/  

2. Complete the required training  

Course

Pre-requisites

Audience

Completion Time

Enroll

WordPress Multisite for End Users 

UF_ITT363_OLT (non-technical) 

Basic knowledge of file editing and structure

Administrative support staff, content editors, approvers, WordPress Authors & Editors

Approx.

:15 -:30 min 

myTraining

WordPress Multisite for Technical

Administrators UF_ITT359_OLT

In-depth knowledge of file structure, HTML, Web Design, and traditional web publishing

In-depth knowledge of file structure, HTML, Web Design, and traditional web publishing

Approx

:30 min 

myTraining


3. Acquire the ARS role - To acquire an ARS role, you must make a request to your 
Department’s Security Approver (PDF | 37KB) .(DSA) 

  • UF_WORDPRESS_SYSTEM_ADMIN  (UFIT Web Services and Super Admin rights only)
  • UF_WORDPRESS_WEB_SITE_ADMIN  (Technical Users only)
  • UF_WORDPRESS_AUTHOR
  • UF_WORDPRESS_EDITOR

4. Request a WPMS hosted account with Infrastructure Communications and Technology. Fee $7.50/mo

5. Submit the request to WordPress Multisite Add User. This request can only be submitted by the Primary Web Coordinator for your Department. If you would like to set up a sandbox account, fill out the Sandbox Signup form.