Web Services


CALS IT offers no-cost WordPress web hosting services to CALS administration, departments, research groups and other groups within the College, hosted on our secure campus AWS instance. Low-cost services are also available for hosting grant products and websites for revenue-generating CALS entities. Our web service includes several professionally designed WordPress themes that feature the WordPress block editor for visual editing and display of content, are aligned with UW digital accessibility and branding guidelines, and are optimized for responsive and mobile-friendly design.

CALS Web Services offers a variety of WordPress web hosting services to meet the needs of all CALS entities. Our managed WordPress solution is ideal for most websites, and our WordPress environment offers flexibility through a number of supported WordPress plugins that add additional features and functionality. Our service includes a number of features that make it easy to manage and maintain your website, including:

Included Services

  • WordPress website hosting on Campus / DoIT supported AWS infrastructure
  • Choose from several supported CALS and UW WordPress themes
  • Managed security and performance updates for WordPress core and plugins
  • Security monitoring and protection
  • Process for vetting and installing additional WordPress plugins upon request
  • Integration with UW NetID login
  • Website design consultation
  • User Experience consulting
  • Support coverage M-F, 7:45AM-4:30PM, with additional after-hours WordPress platform monitoring

If you are interested in learning more about our WordPress web hosting services, please contact us and we would be happy to answer any questions you have and help you get started with your new website.

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Web Services Team