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Stanford Sites

A self-service tool to build and manage websites at Stanford

Stanford Sites is a free, self-service tool for building and managing websites for university work. It offers design flexibility, integration with Stanford systems, and substantial functionality through Drupal. 

Websites are hosted in the cloud on a system designed for fast performance and high availability.

Features

Feature Group Websites Personal Websites
Simple web interface — knowledge of HTML is not required
Responsive themes that work well on all devices
Accessible themes that offer assistive technologies for people with disabilities
Drupal modules that offer added features
Integration with SAML 2.0 for access control
Number of websites allowed Unlimited Limited to one
URL options Choose a unique website name and vanity URL (website name must comply with the university's Name Assignment Policy) URL includes SUNet ID username (people.stanford.edu/SUNet ID)
Yearly renewals (you will receive an email when the time comes)
Archiving and retirement of un-renewed sites

Designed For

  • Stanford groups, such as departments, centers, research groups, conferences, programs, labs, and student groups
  • Individual faculty, students, and staff

Requirements

A full-service SUNet ID

Data Security

Stanford Sites websites may not be used to store High Risk Data, as defined by the Information Security Office.

Rates

Free of charge

Get Started

Get Help

If you need help setting up your site, request assistance from Stanford Web Services. This support is available at below-market rates.

Other options:

Learn More

Knowledge articles

Video tutorials

Training opportunities

Community of Practice

See Also

Not what you’re looking for? See all options for publishing a website at Stanford.

Last modified October 3, 2018