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Getting Started with SitePublish

SitePublish is available for hosting websites for System Office units, major projects and initiatives, colleges, departments, and units within the University of Illinois System. AITS does not charge for this service.

Videos and Documentation

SitePublish is developed by Intrado as Presence. Learn more about using SitePublish/Presence at:


AITS supports the infrastructure and support of the service in using the software including:

  • Environment provisioning
  • Regular security vulnerability scanning
  • Enterprise Authentication integration for authentication
  • Continuous monitoring and support, disaster recovery services, server performance and reliability
  • Deployment and coordination of SitePublish software releases
  • Templates and default settings for developing new sites based on System Office templates
  • AITS does not charge units for these services.

Units are responsible for managing the project, development, and ongoing content management for their sites.

  • Units identify a single point of contact to work with AITS Staff and coordinate for their department
  • Units are responsible for creation and ongoing maintaince of site content
  • Units are responsible for managing individual and group access for their sites
  • Units are responsible for ensuring compliance with accessibility requirements
  • Units are responsible for development of site themes beyond basic customizations provided by AITS.


Please contact AITS Web Content Management Services to discuss using SitePublish to host System Office websites.