Web Publishing


OIT provides website hosting services to faculty. Users can choose to build their website using the web-based WordPress content management system. For more advanced users familiar with editing HTML and CCS, we offer SSH based SFTP.

What do I need to get this service?

This service is available to all current UC Merced faculty.
Click on the ‘Request Service’ button above, and indicate whether you’d like a WordPress site, or will be hosting your own website files.

What is included?

Services for website hosting, assistance in getting the initial website published, and continuing support for IT-hosted faculty websites.

When is support for this service available?

Support for this service is provided during standard operating hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

How long does it take to get this service?

If not using the ‘self-service’ option, email request will be answered within 1-3 business days.

How do I stop or change this service?

Contact the OIT Service Desk for support.


There is no cost for this service.

Last modified: January 8, 2018