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URLs for Stanford Domains

There are two ways to simplify the URL for your Stanford Domains site: Setup a vanity URL or create a subdomain. Request a vanity URL through the Web Virtual Host. Vanity URLs are only available to departments, research groups, and…

How long does my website last and can I keep after I leave Stanford?

You must respond to the annual renewal request email for each domain within three weeks or your site will be locked and then removed two weeks later. After leaving Stanford (i.e, graduated, retired), you have an option to transfer your website…

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…

AddOn Domains VS Subdomains

Subdomain is something that is part of your main domain. When you joined Stanford Domain, you selected a domain (ie. profx.su.domains). This is your main domain. If you want to create websites for econ101.profx.su.domains, econ201.profx.su.domains,…

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…

What is a web application?

In the most general terms, a web application is a piece of software that runs on a web server. A web server is a just a specialized computer designed to host webpages.Most web applications are comprised of two components: files and a database.…

Understanding Stanford Domains’s accounts and passwords

One aspect of domains.stanford.edu that users may find a bit complicated at first is understanding the different accounts (and associated passwords) that you can manage as part of your participation in the project. This article outlines the…

What is my website name hosted on Stanford Domains?

When joining the Stanford Domains, you will be asked to pick a domain name for your website. Please see "Choosing A Domain Name" article for more information. Let say you picked a domain name called profX. All your website URLs will have…
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What can I DO and NOT DO on Stanford Domain?

You CAN create a blog, or a personal website, course site, or your very own wiki page for collaboration including: Learn how to create your website using basic tools such as statics html, wordpress, drupal, Wiki, blogs, etc…Learn basic…