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WordPress Website Support & Management

WordPress is a user friendly content management system that is easy to customize. It allows for rapid development to quickly create websites. OIT offers free basic WordPress websites hosted on our UCI Sites and Faculty Websites platforms. WordPress as a Service is for clients with more robust needs who need help managing their WordPress platform. We also offer assistance with content management and information architecture.

Content Management and Site Architecture

We offer assistance with content management and site architecture.

This includes:

  • Site Architecture and Navigation Structure - We work with the client to develop a recommended site architecture and navigation structure based on the client’s goals and objectives. It is assumed that the client has or will develop the site content.
  • Content migration - We will work with the client to populate the web site once the hierarchy has been established. We can do the work for you or advise you on best practices if you have staffing to do the content migration.
  • Content updates by the client - The client will have the ability to edit their web pages within WordPress after the initial site deployment. If you need assistance updating content, let us know and we can discuss your needs.

The following services are NOT included:

  • The creation and development of content. We do not write or edit content.
  • The creation and development of images or artwork. We can advise on campus resources for finding copyright free images.
  • Theme development or web design. We recommend using the UCI Campus branding standards and will assist with installing and configuring the official UCI branded theme.

WordPress Administration

This includes the following services:

  • Weekly security updates and WordPress patches
  • Advising, installing, and patching WordPress plugins
  • Advising, installing, and patching WordPress themes
  • Access to the UCI Branded Theme for WordPress
  • Installation and configuration of Google Analytics
  • Installation and licensing of Beaver Builder’s Page Builder
  • Installation and configuration of SSL certificates
  • Support and troubleshooting (M-F: 8am - 5pm)

The following services are NOT included:

  • Creating or modifying WordPress plugins
  • Creating or modifying WordPress themes
  • Modifying WordPress core
  • Business analysis


Service2020/21 RateRate Type
WordPress- Support/administration/maintenance$74/website/hourMOU only

Contact us to start a discussion of your website needs.