Setting up Redirect

The Redirects in the cPanel allows you to set up a shortURL easy to remember and take the users to a long URL such as a pdf document stored in google drive. These are the steps you need to do: Create a sub-domains Create a Redirect:…

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 do I participate in 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 Form to help…
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Getting Started with WordPress

WordPress (WP) is a content management system (CMS) written in PHP that uses a MySQL database. Here are a few YouTube links to help you getting started: https://wordpress.com/support/video-tutorials/https://youtu.be/QU8GFqvXRxE ( Getting…

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…
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Setting Up Subdomains

A subdomain is one way of organizing and separating content on your site. To create a subdomain, use the following steps:Login to domains.stanford.edu/dashboard with your SUNetID and password to access your cPanel. Once logged in you'll be at…

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…

What is Domain Mapping?

Domain mapping, simply put, is deciding where visitors should be directed when they visit various pieces of your website. Domains and subdomains can be mapped directly to folders located within your web hosting account, where you may have installed…

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 creating digital multimodal projects and/or experimenting with web applications…