Tier 1 - No Cost Website Solutions for Departments
The no-cost option utilizes the Template System and provides you with a framework for a content-ready website, using an existing design template. WDS also offers basic modules for publishing News stories, an Events calendar, a People directory, Courses listing, and videos.
Consider the Template System first
Every University department is encouraged to consider the Template option first, due to the benefits offered:
- Technical skills are not required to build a website using the system
- Templates are enhanced and functions added based on customer needs
- No cost if you build your own website
- OIT takes care of website hosting and updating the system's code
- OIT performs security updates at no charge
- To get started on your own, complete the Request a Template Site form. (login required).
- Attend a training class and refer to the documentation.
- Build your website.
- Launch your website.