Top Navigation

Must all fit on one line. You can tighten up the space in-between the tabs by following these few simple steps.

Left Nav

The left nav is optional but if used the max amount is 8.


Using the Divi Builder: must utilize these templates. You can pick and choose which sections you would like to be added.

Using the standard WordPress Block either: Homepage Option 1 or Homepage Option 2 and needs to have more content than just the slideshow of images at the top. Here is a tutorial on how to modify the widget areas for the homepage. Here are other basic tutorials on how to edit your WordPress site.

Look and feel

There are specific templates that have been created to keep consistency of the WOU brand. If you are going to use the Divi Builder and want to add more than just basic words to a page you will need to use these templates.


Color is one of the most important elements of the Western Oregon University identity system. Red and white are the official primary colors. WOU gray and silver are optional colors. If you choose to change colors of table backgrounds and what not, below are the colors to choose from.

Primary colors Secondary colors
HEX: #db0a29
HEX: #ffffff
HEX: #000000
HEX: #c4c6c8
HEX: #a7a9ac

Linking out to other sites

If you are adding content to your site that is repetitive and already exists on another WOU site, please link to their page so we can eliminate duplicate information and needing things to be updated in two separate places.



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