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University Systems offers a "build-your-own website" service that allows personal homepages for subscribed faculty and staff on web.uvic.ca. This web space can be used to host web pages, where owners can add and maintain content, as well as set permissions. All faculty and staff are allotted 1 GB of disk space, to be used either for email or web space. All computing usage at UVic, including personal web spaces, are subject to policy IM7200.

Who can use this service?

How do I request or access this service?

Faculty and Staff will need to request webspace by completing the web space request form. The URL for your site will include your personal NetLink ID: http://web.uvic.ca/~NetLinkID.

What is the cost for this service?

This service is provided free of charge up to 1GB of storage.

When is this service available?

This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. You can be informed of service interruptions by subscribing to Informed.

How do I get help with this service?

For assistance with this service, please contact the Computer Help Desk:

Telephone: 250-721-7687
In person: Locations & hours

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Personal Websites

Eligibility: Students, faculty and staff

Want a place on the Web? You got it! Share your passion for a hobby, publish an online résumé or just try out your Web page writing chops. Your published page will appear at buffalo.edu/~your_ubitname.

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UB Content Management System (UBCMS)

Eligibility: UB units and departments

With the UBCMS, you get more than a full-fledged Web publishing tool. You also become part of a growing community dedicated to improving Web communications at UB.

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UB WebApps

Eligibility: UB units and departments

UB WebApps is a webhosting service provided for Web developers maintaining official UB academic or administrative websites. This service provides the ability to develop Web applications using various languages and connect to database services.

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UB WordPress

Eligibility: UB departments, organizations and departmental programs not appropriate for a UBCMS site

Create a website or blog with an intuitive, browser-based interface. Customize your site's look, and request plugins for more functionality.