About Sites

Meet the new UMBC Sites theme

Published July 1, 2021

Ready to switch your UMBC Sites website to the new theme?

View our help guide: Learn to switch from Sites “Classic” to the New UMBC Sites Theme in 10 easy steps! 

The new Sites theme offers several inline blocks that will help you to bring your content to life – without any custom coding or CSS. Learn more about our new Insert Elements feature here.

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About UMBC Sites

UMBC Sites is a custom content management system designed by the Department of Information Technology (DOIT), along with the Office of Institutional Advancement (OIA), built on the popular WordPress framework.

Sites is a simple way for UMBC organizations to manage a website, with the following advantages:

  • A completely web-based editing interface
  • Centrally-managed visual design, with site-specific customization options
  • Special page layouts that seamlessly integrate content from UMBC systems into your site:
    • myUMBC Group Posts
    • myUMBC Group Events
    • Department Directory
  • All page layouts are designed to be mobile-friendly