Web Communication Technologies (WebTech)

WebTech designs and develops the templates for WWU websites. This includes HTML/CSS templates, Drupal templates, and WordPress templates. In addition WebTech provides guidance on the design of the Western Mobile App. WebTech has a goal to provide the best tools and resources to other campus developers.

Web Technology Assistance for Western

WebTech provides advice, training, and technical assistance for website developers and website content managers at Western. Our standard work is free for non self-supported departments and programs. We can also provide site maintenance on a contracted basis subject to our staffing limitations.

Cross Campus Web Meetings

The 2nd and 4th Monday of every month at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM  in Viking Union (VU) 567

June 2016

  • 4th, Monday 6/27 – Matthew Anderson presenting on Social Media Strategy, Max lead

July 2016

  • 2nd, Monday, 7/11 – review Counseling Center, Dave Herzog, Shari Robinson
  • 4th, Monday, 7/25 – Web Devvy Award development

August 2016

  • 2nd, Monday, 8/8 – peer review for VU site in re-design
  • 4th, Monday, 8/22 – Web Devvy Award

September 2016

  • 2nd, Monday, 9/12 – What Services Does Web Tech provide, how to prepare and work with Web Tech
  • 4th, Monday, 9/26 – no meeting

October 2016

  • 2nd, Monday, 10/10 – Refresh and reacquaint ourselves with charter, topic list, announce the Devvy Award winner(s)

Learning Opportunities

Lab Hours

Logos of Drupal, Jenkins, DreamWeaver, and WordPress in different sized beakers.

Drop by our office, Old Main 390, every Wednesday from 2pm-3pm for lab hours. Lab Hours are an informal time for you to sit down at a computer with us to work through pressing issues with your website.

STC WordPress Trainings


During the fall please contact techcenter@wwu.edu for individualized WordPress Training

Video Caption Training

Use YouTube to embed videos

11/15 in HU 242 from 9am-11am