Central Web Support

UAB’s Web Operations team serves as the main support area for all UAB websites hosted on UAB’s official Content Management System, Joomla. This support includes:

  • Creation of basic UAB branded website upon request. You or your team will be responsible for adding content, building out menu structure, and implementing other customizations
  • Hosting includes daily site backup, security scans, server maintenance, site recovery/restoration and a fail-safe environment that can be live within minutes from another location in case of unexpected infrastructure failure
  • Support and training are self-service
    • Joomla ListServ - The listserv is our channel to communicate high-priority announcements and distribute tutorials on some of the more advanced functionality aspects.
    • Slack - We have an open channel for the UAB web community. Within Slack, search for #uab_web_admins and join us. This channel is for sharing ideas and asking questions.
    • YouTube
    • UAB Lynda.com
    • Help Desk for basic questions
  • Administration of our web governance tool, SiteImprove, from which we’ll share reports about your site’s broken links, misspellings, and other issues with designated members of your team


UAB’s Web Communications team offers a fee-for-service component to groups around campus. With this service, we offer full website build and website maintenance support.

Website build projects include:

  • Sitemap creation and menu structure strategy
  • Content wrangling and organization
  • Adding all content to the website
  • Providing custom CSS styling and design while keeping in-line with UAB’s brand standards
  • Site photography

Website maintenance support includes:

  • Content updates
  • 48-hour response time
  • Maintenance and support of custom CSS and functionality needs on your site

Current fee-for-service partners include School of Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Health Professions, School of Optometry, School of Dentistry, School of Education, Libraries, Financial Affairs, Provost sites, and others around campus

For inquiries on fee-for-service projects, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Director of Web Communications

UAB Medicine

If you are working in the UAB Medical Center and would like to be included on the UAB Medicine website, please refer to the UAB Medicine Branding Site for more information.