Web Publishing with WordPress

As part of the Web Publishing Service, CAEN offers access to both WordPress and Google Sites. Some features and limitations of using WordPress include:

  • No password protected content can be accommodated.
  • A College of Engineering template and theme are provided, and are updated automatically.
  • Look and feel more closely resembles the main Michigan Engineering website.
  • Ability to have visually impactful photo rotations.
  • Ability to have graphical elements in sidebars.
  • Ability to feature events from the College Calendar automatically.
  • Ability to feature news from the College News Center automatically.
  • Provides a single, responsive menu for site navigation.
  • No Support for Sensitive Regulated Data


Detailed instructions for managing a WordPress site in CAEN’s Web Publishing Service are currently available in our Knowledge Base, including several video tutorials.

For more information about CAEN’s Web Publishing Service, or to request a site as part of the service, email caen@umich.edu.