Users are strongly encouraged to use the branded templates. Customized template designs are no longer offered by UAF University Relations or OIT for UAF websites. Research shows that consistent visual design is best practice because it leads users to feel familiar and comfortable with a website, making it user-friendly and helps them get to their desired destination. It is expected from a modern university and is important to the prospective student experience. Lack of website consistency makes users relearn how to navigate web pages from department to department, creates confusion and is time-intensive. Users who abandon their website search in frustration often do not return.
To have a theme set for a site, contact university relations or submit a ticket.