The CAES Office of Information Technology uses the WordPress website creation tool to create site templates for use by faculty and staff, ensuring consistency and professionalism for CAES and UGA Extension websites. We provide initial site setup, comprehensive training, and ongoing support.

How do I request a WordPress site?

  1. Click the “Request Service Button”
  2. Login using your UGA MyID and password
  3. Under the Type of Work field, select “Create/Redesign Website”
  4. Answer all required questions and submit the ticket

HELP VIDEO: How to request a new WordPress site

What will OIT do? And what will I be responsible for?

OIT will provide the following:

  • We maintain the WordPress content management software, including all software updates and version upgrades.
  • We create and provide CAES- and Extension-branded website themes, which have robust search, social sharing buttons, author biography pages, and more.
  • We help with initial website set up, including site migration, if needed.
  • We create user accounts and permissions for you and any collaborators.
  • We provide tutorials and scheduled training.

Here are things you can do:

  • You can update your site as needed. You’ll create and publish posts, pages and and other web content after initial site launch.
  • You can make your site attractive by embedding images, videos, and using the provided patterns.
  • You can monitor your site visits and other web traffic using Siteimprove reports.

Support and training

We offer quarterly WordPress training and have many WordPress posts to learn how to modify your website and manage its content. All web content managers should take the required Web Accessibility training.


If you have any questions about your CAES or Extension WordPress site, please let us know by contacting the CAES Web Team at

Online Resource Management Policy

The Office of Information Technology adheres to the University of Georgia’s Online Resource Management Policy as outlined within the CAES Web Publishing Policy for all official CAES and UGA Extension websites.