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KU IT Web Development & Interface Design

KU IT Web Development & Interface Design (WDID) provides website hosting, maintenance and development services to KU offices, departments and faculty, including:

Development on the KU CMS

All official KU units/departments can request a content management system (CMS) website account. Student organizations and individuals are not eligible for CMS accounts. Clients may contact WDID for assistance developing and creating CMS sites.

Visit KU's CMS site to learn more about KU's content management system and to request a new CMS site.

Web Maintenance

Available to: Departments, offices and faculty

Clients may contact WDID to maintain existing websites. Service includes content updates, additions, and reformatting of existing documents (such as Word or other HTML) as requested by the client.  

Average turnaround time: Generally 2-3 days, but may be longer depending on the current work in queue and complexity of the edits.
Cost: Free
Requirements: The web site must be hosted on KU central web servers and comply with KU's Acceptable Use of Electronic Information Resources Policy.

Web Application Development - Programming & Database Creation

Available to: Departments, offices and faculty

WDID provides custom programming and database integration for web based applications. The range of services include:

  • PHP programming expertise
  • MySQL databases
  • Custom user and administrative interfaces
  • Customized CMS module development

Benefits: Improved online content and management of web sites based on best practices and supported tools. Dynamic pages & content to ensure your site stays "fresh."
Cost: Dependent on project
Average turnaround time: Determined by scope of project and scheduling of developer resources.
Requirements: The completed web site will be hosted on KU central web servers and comply with KU's Acceptable Use of Electronic Information Resources Policy.

Database Creation

KU Web Development & Interface Design (WDID) provides assistance to faculty and staff for the development of online databases. Access to databases, or database accounts, will be available 24/7, except during scheduled maintenance periods. Online database development requests must be verified and approved by a departmental sponsor. 

KU WDID can also assist faculty and staff to create an account upon which to develop and maintain an online database of your own. Users planning to create and maintain their own online database must be trained in the programming language they plan to use.

For Web Developers

Web Development Documentation:
Web developers can find technical resources and a complete list of services provided by KU IT Web Development & Interface Design at Web Developer's Toolkit.

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