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Getting started as a new user to Stanford Domains

From the main site menu at domains.stanford.edu, click Get Started and log in with your SUNet ID. Or, submit the Stanford Domains Interest Form and we can help you set up your new website.Go to Dashboard to choose…

I have more questions, where can i find answers?

Stanford Domains is a self-help hosting service (i.e., there is no help desk nor do we provide dedicated web design support) targeted mainly at giving individual Stanford users or small groups web space to experiment with tools and establish…
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Stanford Domains Web Hosting Platform Overview

Watch this video from Stanford WebCamp 2021 to learn more about Stanford Domains web hosting. https://youtu.be/ouw5RqSP64k Learn more Creating an effective personal web presence using Stanford Domains Watch the WebCamp 2020…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Migrating your WordPress Site to Stanford Domains

If you have an existing WordPress site on AFS (or another hosting service) you can migrate your site to Stanford Domains. Getting Started Install and activate the All-In-One WP Migration plugin on your existing WordPress site. It's…

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…

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…

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 webpages and does not assume responsibility for content. Stanford reserves the right to monitor…

What is Stanford Domains?

Stanford Domains is a free, self-service web publishing platform used to create personal digital spaces for various media, e.g., portfolios and wikis. Stanford students, faculty, and staff can register a free subdomain (mysubdomain.su.domains)…