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WordPress Multisite Support

The WordPress Multisite (WPMS) web hosting environment at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) provides users with a managed WordPress instance.

This service is intended for Official University Units and faculty. Each University unit and faculty member is entitled to one WordPress Multisite instance in the environment at no charge. Additional instances may be requested for cost. This service is for official University business and is not available for personal web pages/applications, student groups or student coursework.

WordPress Multisite Environment Overview

Each WordPress site requires a four label domain name in the format where "sitename" will be selected by the client, subject to availability and approval by the University Webmaster on behalf of the Internet Oversight Committee.

Each WordPress Multisite account comes with:

  • 5 GB of disk space for Department accounts or 2GB of disk space for faculty accounts(Additional storage allocation can be purchased at ITS standard rates.)
  • unlimited bandwidth
  • automated backups
  • assisted migration from an existing WordPress instance
  • a managed and secured environment with upgrades and patches performed by Information Technology Services

WordPress is also available to be installed in the LAMP environment. The official UNCG WordPress theme is available via the IOC WordPress Theme page.

Getting Started

To request a WordPress Multisite instance, complete the WordPress Multisite Request Form. Once your requested domain name has been approved, you will be contacted with your account details.