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How to log into WordPress

Once you have installed WordPress, you have two options for logging into your site to administer it. This will give you access to manage your installed applications, backups and file transfers. Go to domains.stanford.edu/dashboard.Under…
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Security Best Practice Considerations

This platform is intended for low-risk data defined by Stanford's Information Security Office (ISO). You should NOT store any data other than low risk data. Medium and High-Risk data is not allowed on this platform. Please be familiar…

What about Python?

Python out of the box is very simple.  You can use the platform to learn the basic of python (if, else, print, etc).  Out-Of-The-Box of python doesn't work for website without additional modules.  Python can be a very powerful…
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Are you Leaving Stanford and want to move (transfer) your site to new hosting provider?

I'm a user who wants to maintain my personal site after leaving Stanford, how do I proceed. You will need to transfer your personal site to a new web hosting provider. While Stanford Domains is not making a recommendation, Reclaim Hosting…

Can I use docker containers on Stanford Domains?

Short answer: not at this time. Stanford Domains is primarily meant for CMS (Content Management Systems). Container reduce and in most cases remove our ability to manage the services running on Stanford Domains and keep it stable for…
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FTP/FTPS File Transfer Protocol

In January 2021, the ftp protocol was disabled since it exposes the password in clear text and didn’t meet Stanford Security standards. FTPS (secure) protocol is still available to be used to transfer files to/from your website. Desktop…

How much does Stanford Domains cost?

Shared web hosting and subdomains are offered for free to all students, faculty, and staff at Stanford University. This free subdomain looks like [freesubdomain].su.domains. Alternatively, a custom domain (e.g., [customdomain].com)  can…
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What do I do after I have created an account on Stanford Domains?

Log in to manage your Stanford Domains account here. If you have not already installed a web application, we suggest installing WordPress. (Here’s how to install a web application). You can also take a look at pre-built WordPress…
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What is ‘LinkedIn Learning’ (previously Lynda.com)?

linkedin.com/learning/ is a video repository like YouTube. However, LinkedIn Learning.com contains instructional videos intended to teach viewers about specific topics and can be used to learn how to work with web applications such as WordPress. LinkedIn…