Our Services, Projects & Portfolio

The OIT Design group offers a number of fee-based services to facilitate the creation and management of campus web sites. In addition, the Design group can assist with presentation design, accessibility solutions, site architecture, and process solutions that works for you and your unit.

 

Managed WordPress Environments

WordPress Blogs

WordPress Blogs is a free WordPress service available to all students, faculty, and staff at NC State University. Common uses include class projects, research group websites, personal portfolios, and study abroad blogs.

All students, faculty, and staff are welcome and encouraged to sign up today and start building their own WordPress websites!

Student Orgs

The Student Orgs web service is managed in cooperation with the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. We provide WordPress websites and commonly-requested tools for officially-recognized student organizations.

Questions about this service should be directed to DASA staff through the Student Involvement website.

Hosted WordPress

Get On The WebHosted WordPress is a premium WordPress service available to academic and administrative departments, research groups, and other units at NC State. This is a centrally-managed environment designed to support more robust web requirements than are available in the WordPress Blogs service.

Requests for new Hosted WordPress websites must be submitted through Web Registry.

Examples of websites in the Hosted WordPress service include:

 

Ongoing Maintenance Contracts

Arts NC StateSome campus units prefer to host their WordPress websites through OIT’s cPanel web hosting service, either as a consolidated unit-wide multisite or a collection of stand-alone websites. OIT Design offers these units ongoing maintenance and support contracts. These maintenance contracts include:

  • Configuration of WordPress for security best practices
  • Assistance with core, theme, and plugin updates
  • Minor theme and plugin customizations
  • Consultations on content strategy and management
  • Assistance with updating content and optimizing presentation of content for the web
  • Custom training and support for users

Examples of units with ongoing maintenance contracts include:

Contact OIT Design at oitdesign@ncsu.edu for more information.

 

Design Services

Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & ScienceOIT Design provides contract-based custom web design and development services to campus units. Design services are provided to clients regardless of where their website is hosted on campus, whether they use our Hosted WordPress service, OIT’s cPanel web hosting service, or another college-level hosting solution.

Depending on your needs, design services may include:

  • Custom WordPress theme(s) for your unit or department
  • Custom WordPress plugin(s) to add functionality to WordPress that you need
  • Consultations on usability, accessibility, and brand compliance
  • Consultations on information architecture and content management best-practices
  • Content migration from an old website into a new WordPress website

At times, OIT Design also provides:

  • Print media design (brochures, flyers, document design)
  • Digital signage design
  • Presentation design and development
  • Event-driven logo and branding
  • Conference planning support

Examples of past design clients include:

Contact OIT Design at oitdesign@ncsu.edu for more information.

 

Internal OIT Web Services

Office of Information TechnologyIn addition to our campus-facing services, OIT Design provides web design, development, and WordPress management services for the Office of Information Technology. On request, we support other teams within OIT with:

  • Custom WordPress theme(s) for your unit or department
  • Custom WordPress plugin(s) to add functionality to WordPress that you need
  • Managed WordPress multisite environment for OIT projects
  • Consultations on usability, accessibility, and brand compliance
  • Consultations on information architecture and content management best-practices
  • Content migration from an old website into a new WordPress website

Teams within OIT interested in working with us should submit a ticket to the OIT_WEBSITE assignment group in ServiceNow, or email oitdesign@ncsu.edu.