This page describes the web hosting options available to members of the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. The services presented here include IU/UITS offerings available to all members of the IU community as well as those provided by the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering for use by members of our school. This includes provisions for personal homepages as well as project, course, and research group pages. You can create your own homepage using several of the web hosting options described below using the Homepage Management Page. Please contact the systems staff if you need help setting up any of these options. In your request, please include the URL and hosting option you prefer.
There are a lot of web hosting options at your disposal, including SICE, IU/UITS, and non-IU options. The table below attempts to summarize the available options and give the highlights of the advantages and disadvantages of each service. Note that some are appropriate for what are commonly called personal homepages and some are geared toward non-personal SICE and/or research group pages.
Contact the ISP managing the desired service. There are literally thousands of web hosting options out there supporting wordpress, drupal, joomla, php, ASP.NET, Ruby on Rails, etc.
Once you have a non-IU web page, you can register it so you also have a http://homes.sice.indiana.edu/username url via the Homepage Management Page
|IU Blogs||Blog||UITS||Getting Started with IU Blogs|
|IU Pages||Personal Homepages||UITS||At IU, what is Pages and how can I publish a web page here?|
|SICE CGI/PHP Server (for Homepages)||Personal Homepages||SICE|
This service has been deprecated and is not available for new users. Please use the IU Blogs Wordpress service listed above.
|SICE Course Homepages and Syllabus Hosting||Course Homepages and Syllabus Uploads||SICE||How do I upload information about classes I'm teaching?|
|IU Webserve||Research and Project Pages||UITS||Webserve Quick Start Guide|
|IU Common Hosting Environment (CHE)||Research and Project Pages||UITS||Consolidated Hosting Environment (CHE) Quick Start Guide|
|IU Enterprise Confluence||Research and Project Pages||UITS||What is the IU Enterprise Confluence?|
|Wordpress Hosting||Research and Project Pages||SICE|
|SICE CGI/PHP Server (for project pages)||Research and Project Pages||SICE|
|Dedicated Virtual Machines||Various||Research and Project Pages||SICE||Virtual Machine Policy|
|Dedicated Research Servers||Various||Research and Project Pages||SICE||How do I ask for help with a technology or facilities issue?|
URLs will include a domain name that will fall under one of several jurisdictions. For example, SICE controls the sice.indiana.edu domain so we can assign domains names of the form projectname.sice.indiana.edu. Here are the common domains you are likely to want to use and some considerations and rules regarding each.