How Do I Participate in the Stanford Domains?

Stanford Domains is managed by University IT and it is free of charge to students, faculty and staff.  From domains.stanford.edu, click Get Started and log in with your SUNet ID. Optional: Submit the Stanford Domains Interest…
,

What’s about Stanford “vanity” URLs (e.g. example.stanford.edu)?

Stanford Domains does not manage Stanford “vanity” URLs (e.g. example.stanford.edu), but provides a location to host your site, the default is a subdomain on su.domains (e.g. example.su.domains). There are two ways to…
,

Getting Started with WordPress

WordPress (WP) is a content management system (CMS) written in PHP that uses a MySQL database. In non technical speak, WordPress is one of the easiest blogging and website builder in existence today. Here are a few YouTube links to help…

Install WordPress Step-by-Step guide

After getting your domain on Stanford, you can install Wordpress for your domain. Here are step-by-step WP installation using cPanel. You start with by login to https://domains.stanford.edu/dashboard with your SunetID and password (Stanford…
,

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…

Cloning your existing WordPress website

If you ever need a test/dev Wordpress (WP) website, you can create it very easily by using clone feature in cPanel. For example, you already have a WP website up and running called https://myworld.su.domains. It works great and everybody…

Getting Started with CGI

Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is method of extending web server functionality by executing scripts on a Web server.  A common use of CGI is in form processing, where the Web browser sends form data to a CGI script on the server,…

Getting a custom stanford.edu website on Stanford Domains

To have a Stanford brand subdomain for your website (subjected to approval by University Communication), use the Add-On domain functionality in Stanford Domains by following the below process which will make your site reachable via <sitename>.stanford.edu…

WordPress Plugin

Plugins extend your site’s functionality with things like contact forms, eCommerce, Image Gallery, Backup, and much more. That means they have deep access to your site, so it’s vital to keep them up to date (as well as your WordPress version). Installing…

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…