WordPress is a popular, free, open-source content management system originally built for blogging and now used to create websites of all shapes and sizes. University IT recommends using Stanford Domains as your hosting platform to install WordPress for personal use. WordPress on Stanford Domains is good for small, low-traffic personal websites, portfolios, and wikis.
Hired Wordpress customer experience specialist and engaged UIT Vendor Management to assess vendor pricing models
March 2020 through May 2020
Surveyed WordPress site owners to gauge spectrum of needs and conducted vendor interviews
University IT recommended using Stanford Domains as the hosting platform to install WordPress for small, low-traffic personal websites, portfolios, and more.
What you can do now
Stanford Domains is a free, self-service web publishing tool good for small, low-traffic personal websites, portfolios, and wikis. Stanford students, faculty, and staff can register a free subdomain (mysubdomain.su.domains) and install WordPress, MediaWiki, Drupal, or other popular open-source applications.