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About Sites

UMBC Sites is a custom content management system designed by the Department of Information Technology (DOIT), 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 GroupĀ Posts
    • myUMBC GroupĀ Events
    • Department Directory
  • Widgets to show additional content in sidebar of your pages:
    • myUMBC Posts and Events
    • Twitter
    • RSS
    • Custom Text
  • All page layouts are designed to be mobile-friendly