UCL Information Services Division


Websites, Apps & Databases

Find out about the advice and assistance available to enable you to optimise your UCL website. Enable sharing and collaboration by using wikis and blogs, and download UCL's mobile app for students. Also, learn about and get help with the MySQL database service.


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Website building service

Discover how Digital Presence can help you with your UCL website.  Full design agency services are available covering everything from user research and information architecture to design, development and advice on search engine optimisation (SEO).

Silva CMS

Silva is the centrally-supported CMS at UCL.

Find out more about the Silva CMS with Indigo, see the dates when training is available, and find manuals and demos.


Indigo is UCL's design language and front-end development framework for rapid development and deployment of responsive UCL websites.

Digital Presence have incorporated this into Silva to create Indigo Silva responsive templates and you can see how this works at the Indigo demo site.  Indigo will also be incorporated into Drupal.

All Silva sites will need to migrate to Indigo Silva if they are to move to Drupal.

New CMS in Drupal

Digital Presence are working on a project to replace Silva with a new CMS in Drupal.
All Silva sites will be migrated to Drupal over the next 18 months.

Any questions, please email web-support@ucl.ac.uk

Best practice

Resources recommended by Digital Presence to help with building a great website, writing for the web, accessibility, SEO etc.

Blogs & Wikis

Use the UCL's blog and wiki service to share your research, documentation etc.

MySQL databases

Create, administer and get assistance with your MySQL database.

Personal Web pages at UCL

Create personal web pages at UCL for staff and students.

There is no support available for this except drop-in organised by ISD IT Training.


Download the UCLGo! mobile app for students to get access to campus maps, staff contact details, library loans, your timetable and much more.

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Service news & related information

Disruption to UCL password changes and web pages - 20 January

As part of UCL’s Data Centre Migration Programme, we will be making a change to our web infrastructure this Saturday (January 20). As a result of this work, there will be some disruption in accessing pages on the UCL website and to UCL password change requests. 

Published: Jan 17, 2018 11:18:02 AM

Resolved - UCL Intranet login issues Friday 22 December 18:30pm

The issue with multiple logins to various departmental web intranet sites is in the process of being resolved. It will be fully resolved by 4.30am Saturday 23rd December when the fix is rolled out. We apologise for any disruption this caused. 

Published: Dec 22, 2017 1:35:38 PM