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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 a free subdomain name,…

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…

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…

What is Redirect?

The Redirects in the cPanel allows you to send all of the visitors of a domain or particular page to a different URL. For example, if you have a web page with a long URL such as a pdf file on google doc, use the Redirects feature to add…

How Might Stanford Domains Support My Course or Project?

Stanford Domains can give instructors more creative and customizable options for developing a course site. This is particularly true for courses where students may be blogging, creating digital multimodal projects, and/or experimenting with…

Subdomains vs. Subdirectories

When you're first getting started with a new space on a new Web host, you might think of yourself as owning a small "territory" of the Web. Everything you place in your public folder on the server becomes available for anyone on the Web to see…

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…

Social Media

As you begin to build out your digital presence you'll probably start to think about social media in some form. In fact it's likely that you already have at least one, if not more, social media accounts (Facebook being the most popular to date).…