Web Content Management System (Aurora)

Description

Aurora is a web content management system (CMS). Powered by WordPress CMS, Aurora allows people with little experience to build a modern, mobile-friendly website in minutes. This area is responsible for the development of the standard Hale and Prudence themes, custom themes for those who want a unique design, and custom plug-ins. Sandboxes are provided to developers outside UITS to develop custom themes and plug-ins.

Technologies

WordPress Multisite (PHP/MySQL).

Customers

UConn Faculty, Staff and Students for UConn Schools, Colleges, Divisions, Departments, Centers, Institutes, Research Labs, or Projects.

Flagship Websites

Live Sites with Default Theme

Live Sites with Custom/Child Themes

Sponsors/Stakeholders/Community

UConn Schools, Colleges, Divisions, Departments, Centers, Institutes, Research Labs, and Projects. Aurora Governance Committee, Aurora Developers Group and Aurora Code Audit Process.

Resource Needs/Dependencies (IT)

UITS Server Administration and UITS Security Office.

Fees

No Charge for the central themes and plugins.
$50 per hour for custom theme
$75 per hour for custom plugin

Team Lead

Yi Zhang

Team Member(s)

Chris Cerrigione
Brian Dunnigan
Joshua Roy

Musa Jatkowski
Undergraduate Students

Website

http://aurora.uconn.edu