Wake Forest Digital Communications
Digital Communications, part of Communications and External Relations (CER) within University Advancement, provides strategic direction and implementation services for Wake Forest University’s website and associated web properties.
Our team is responsible for the development and maintenance of WordPress, the University’s content management system, and the integration of content and design services consistent with our identity standards and web style guide.
Services We Offer
Digital Communication provides design and development support to other campus units whose websites are within the CER WordPress environment.
Our services include:
- Website requests
- Broadcast Emails
- WordPress CMS training
- Livestream support
- Campus map updates
- Siteimprove support (Siteimprove can find broken links, grammatical errors and other content issues, as well as help with digital accessibility standards compliance. Select WFU sites only).
- Analytics reporting (Leveraging tools such as Google Analytics and Hotjar to track performance on sites within our WordPress environment).
We also partner with University Advancement IT in support of various Wake Forest University services, as well as other divisions within CER, including Creative Services and Wake Forest News.
WFU Web Style Guide & Identity Standards
Learn more about the Wake Forest University design guidelines that allow our websites and other marketing materials maintain the Wake Forest brand.
WordPress Training Guide (CER Theme Sites Only)
If you’ve been asked to be an editor for your website, then these resources are available for you to help you get started.
If you need an update made to your website or have another type of digital service request, please let us know by submitting a Website Request form.
Send email from Wake Forest University to an external audience (alumni, parents, friends).
Broadcast a university event on livestream.com, Facebook or Youtube.
Training for site editors using the university WordPress theme.
Campus Map Updates
Request additions or changes to the interactive campus map.