This guide will help you navigate the process of creating or transitioning a UCSC websites, from finding the best web tools for your needs to requesting a site to developing a strategy and planning a site launch. Scroll the steps below to pick up in the best spot for your needs.
1. Confirm whether a WordPress site is best
UCSC offers a variety of web tools to fit your web use cases, whether you’re looking for an official site for your department, a site to showcase your research, or an internal website for your staff. Find what might fit your needs by answering the question below.
What kind of website do you need?
2. Request a WordPress website
Once you’ve selected the best tools for your needs, fill out a website request form in SlugHub. The Web Services Team will be in contact within seven to ten days to address any questions and update the status of your request, including when you can start working.
3. Develop a strategy
4. Transition a site
If you are transitioning a website from WCMS (Cascade) or another platform to the new UCSC WordPress service, get a sense for what to expect and how to approach the process.
- Guide: Transition a website