Comparing WordPress Options

OIT offers WordPress sites in one of two ways: personal sites and Web Publishing sites. Personal sites are free and are simpler to setup with limited options. Web Publishing sites are more complex and offer more options, most notably a customizable URL. Web Publishing sites are $324/year.

A comparison of the two site options are below.

Blog Sites

  • 500MB storage
  • URL
  • Shibboleth authentication
  • Backups
  • Basic Form Options
Web Publishing

  • 2GB storage
  • Your own URL
  • Optional Shibboleth authentication
  • Nightly backups
  • Google Analytics
  • Advanced Form Options
  • Plugin and theme customization