University of Wisconsin–Madison

Web Content Management (WiscWeb)

Create, edit and manage your content on the web through WiscWeb using WordPress and the UW Theme. The service allows users with little to no knowledge of web programming to create and manage a website with relative ease.

By default, all WiscWeb content will be publicly accessible. WiscWeb sites are not intended for personal use, self promotion, or for auto-biographical purposes and the service cannot host sensitive or restricted data.


  • Simple, easy to learn interface
  • Site comes with UW Theme (campus branded, standards-compliant code, functionality included)
  • Provides end user support via email, in person (open labs), KnowledgeBase documentation and Lunch and Learns
  • Offers free in-person and video training options
  • Includes hosting and 3rd or 4th level domain reservation ( or
  • Includes server, application and plug-in management by WiscWeb - you just need to worry about your site content
  • Offers increased functionality through vetted plugins like Gravity Forms, wpDataTables and Events Calendar
  • Includes ongoing support for your WiscWeb site before, during and after going live


  • Campus NetID

Getting started

Terms of use

WiscWeb Terms of Service


  • Activation of service-approved plugins
  • Customization development for your site is available upon request. Requests are subject to team member availability and are reviewed for accessibility, usability, mobile friendliness, etc. 



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Available to

  • Departments
  • Faculty
  • Researchers
  • Staff

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