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The New Media Studio is available for consulting to create customized solutions for you to meet your web publishing needs. For more information, view their ratecard.

Each option is best suited for...*

sites.umbc.edu new

Hosting new

myUMBC Groups

Confluence Wiki

When you want an easy-to-manage site with a large amount of flexibility within a university-managed framework.

When you want to build a custom site from the ground up to meet your unique needs.

When you want to engage the campus via spotlights, news, events, comments, polls, and more within myUMBC.

When you need to collaborate on documentation and presentation isn't as important.

* (You can sign up for multiple services)

Web Publishing Comparisons

 

sites.umbc.edu new

Hosting new

myUMBC Groups

Confluence Wiki

Ready 'Out of the Box'
Design and coding skills not required

 

Host-Based Domain Name
Uses a yoursitename.umbc.edu style URL

 

 

Predefined Layouts and Templates
Design and layout managed by UMBC

 

Revision History
View and compare changes to pages within your site

 

 

Web WYSIWYG Editor
Create and edit your pages using a rich-text web editor

 

ADA Compliant Templates
No additional work on your part to ensure your site template meets ADA standards

 

 

Mobile Ready Templates
No additional work on your part to ensure mobile ready site templates

 

 

 

myUMBC Content
Easily show myUMBC Spotlights, News, and Events on your site

 

 

Digital Measures
Easily show faculty profile information

(coming soon)

 

 

 

PeopleSoft
Show course descriptions from PeopleSoft on your site

(coming soon)

 

 

 

Fully Customizable Design and layout
Build your site from the ground up (requires web programming skills)

 

 

 

Direct Database Access
Access to your own MySQL Database for custom use

 

 

 

Commenting
Pages and content can receive comments

 

 

Page Level Access Control
View and Edit permissions available for each page

 

 

 

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