Maintenance for McGill WMS and WordPress sites on Thursday, April 4


As part of an upgrade to the WMS infrastructure and to improve its performance, we will be performing maintenance which will affect the WMS and WordPress sites.

Maintenance will start at 6:00 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2019 and will take approximately  3 to 5 hours to complete.

During this period:

  • There will be read-only access to the WMS (all sites under
  • You will be able to search and view website content, but submission of web forms will be disabled.
  • Site Administrators, Site Managers, Site Editors, and Channels editors/contributors will not be able to create or make any updates or changes to their web pages or Channels (news and events) items.
  • WordPress sites using the same database server (i.e., and will be completely offline and inaccessible.

Thank you for your patience and understanding of any inconvenience that this may cause.