What is a Domain / Subdomain?

Domain Domain names are simply addresses to websites. For example www.stanford.edu is a domain name.   Subdomain A subdomain is one way of organizing and separating content on your site. You're already familiar with the concept of subdomains,…

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…

Installing Applications with Installatron

Installatron is a script installer that allows you to quickly and easily install Web applications to on the Web space. By default, when you use Installatron, the application you add will be automatically upgraded whenever a new version is available…

Introduction to cPanel

Your web hosting account on domains.stanford.edu is managed through a control panel interface called cPanel. cPanel is an industry-standard tool for managing your domain and hosting. Using this tool, you can do all kinds of things with your…

Applications Available in Installatron

Installatron, the script installer that is part of the domains.stanford.edu cPanel, allows you to easily install Web applications to your Web space. Below is a list of all of the applications currently available to you through Installatron: Community…

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…

How do I log in?

Please visit the Dashboard to log in to your Stanford Domains account. You will be prompted to login with your SUNet credentials (or immediately redirected to your account page if you are already logged in).

Choosing a domain name

Choosing your domain name is the first step to staking your claim on the web. Your domain name is a unique web address that can be used to build your digital presence. As you select your domain name, there are a few considerations to keep in…