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Support and F.A.Q. for Sites

WCU Faculty and Affiliated Site Web Publishing is a new web publishing service provided to faculty and staff of Western Carolina University to easily create web sites outside of the main WCU web presence. Based on the popular WordPress web publishing platform, offers many powerfull yet easy to use features.

This site will provide answers to frequently asked questions, tips for improving your site and support options.

If you are interested in more information about sites, please contact the Coulter Faculty Commons for a consulation.

FAQ for sites

Benefits of WordPress sites


Edit anywhere sites can be edited from nearly any computing device connected to the internet. This includes Windows or Macintosh PC’s, smartphones and tablets.


Customize Your Site sites can use a number of themes and plugins for you to use to personalize and add functionality. If you find a theme or plugin we don’t make available you may request it. If it meets our standards we will try to add it.

System Resiliency

Our load balanced servers are split between the Forsyth and HHS data centers for high availability. The content management database cluster is replicated and backed up hourly.


Powerful Content Management

WordPress is the underlying content management system powering your site, providing you with easy to use tools for customizing menus, pages and posts. All content within your site is fully indexed and searchable.

Responsive Themes sites themes are all responisive so that they display properly no matter the size screen your readers use to visit your site.


Support Options

Visit our F.A.Q. and support site for answers to common questions or to submit a ticket for more complicated issues. You are also able to make an appointment with the Coulter Faculty Commons for hands on help with a CMS Professional.