What you need to know about hosting solutions
Depending on the content to put online, the EPFL offers various adapted tools.
Web Services manages servers and hosts many websites. They also provide advice and support to users and propose hosting strategies according to the specifications.
With regard to general information websites, you have the choice between two possibilities:
- For those who focus on content and are not business developers: use the CMS WordPress (with support)
- For developers and IT experts: managing your own hosting (without support)
You can also use external hosts, but you will not get an address in the domain.epfl.ch.
Website hosting is free but reserved for EPFL employees, as part of the professional activities of their unit (lab, chair, service, etc.) in the institution,
Any request for a web address is subject to validation, usually by the director of the institute or service concerned.