Can my team members manage my website content?

When you create your website, you are the only one who can add, update, delete the content of your website. However, you can add another user to manage your contents (Contributor, Editor, Administrator roles). Here are the basic steps: Login…

Social Media

As you begin to build out your digital presence you'll probably start to think about social media in some form. In fact it's likely that you already have at least one, if not more, social media accounts (Facebook being the most popular to date).…

Accessing Your Files through the File Manager

Your domains.stanford.edu cPanel include a File Manager that allows you to interact directly with the files stored in your webhosting account. This can be useful if you want to upload software that cannot be automatically installed via the Web…
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Setting Up Subdomains

A subdomain is one way of organizing and separating content on your site. To create a subdomain, use the following steps:Login to domains.stanford.edu/dashboard with your SUNetID and password to access your cPanel. Once logged in you'll be at…

Setting up Redirect

The Redirects in the cPanel allows you to set up a shortURL easy to remember and take the users to a long URL such as a pdf document stored in google drive. These are the steps you need to do: Create a sub-domains Create a Redirect:…

What is DNS?

Remember back before everyone had computers that fit in their pocket, how companies would ship a book full of phone numbers to your doorstep? We might have known who we were looking for, but we needed to look up phone numbers unless they were…

What is a Subdomain?

A subdomain is one way of organizing and separating content on your site. You're already familiar with the concept of subdomains, even if you don't know it. Consider Stanford's public Web site at http://stanford.edu. As you browse parts…

What is Domain Mapping?

Domain mapping, simply put, is deciding where visitors should be directed when they visit various pieces of your website. Domains and subdomains can be mapped directly to folders located within your web hosting account, where you may have installed…

What is Single SignOn?

Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication scheme that allows users to login with a single ID and password to more than one application. You login to su.domains with your Stanford SunetID, which is the same credential you used to login axess.stanford.edu.…