What is Stanford Domains?

Stanford Domains is a project at Stanford University offered by the University IT. Stanford Domains offers students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to register a free subdomain (mysubdomain.su.domains) and create a digital presence…

What is Stanford Domains Governance Policy?

While Stanford is providing the infrastructure to allow students, faculty and staff to create personal domains, Stanford does not routinely monitor web pages and does not assume responsibility for content. Stanford reserves the right to monitor…

Is Stanford Domains hosting FERPA compliant?

Because the su.Domains server is a shared server, you should not store any FERPA/HIPAA information, such as grades, on your site. You may be at risk of violating FERPA/HIPAA if you do store FERPA/HIPAA information.  su.Domains allows only…

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

You must respond to an annual renewal request email for each domain within 3 weeks or your site will be locked and then removed 2 weeks later. After leaving Stanford (i.e, graduated, retired), you have an option to transfer your website…

How can i make a website available only to my students?

The Stanford Domains service is for Low Risk data. There is no need to protect your website. However, there are three different methods to protect your website contents: You can protect ALL your WordPress content (not a specific…

How to add a second sub-domain on su.domains?

When you join Stanford Domains, you will be asked to pick a domain (ie., profX.su.domains). You will then to be able to have unlimited websites such as class101.profX.su.domains, class201.profX.su.domains by using SubDomain icon on your cPanel.…
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Migrating your WordPress Site to Stanford Domains

You can migrate your WordPress website hosted on our AFS (deprecated), or from other third party hosting vendors to Stanford Domains. This can be done easily by using All-In-One WP Migration free plugin. You also should be able to use the…

Can I create a Form on Stanford Domains?

University IT provided Form Builder tools such as Google Forms, Qualtrics. We encourage you to use these two platforms since it is well integrated with our Single SignOn. If you have a WordPress website hosted on Stanford Domains, you can…

Can I transfer management of my website to another Stanford user before I leave Stanford?

Yes, you can (i.e, you are leaving Stanford and have another team members to manage).   Please log a ServiceNow support ticket for assistance.

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…