Web Publishing

Towson University offers web publishing services for faculty, staff, students, departments and organizations. Below is an overview of those services.

Web Publishing Options

WordPress (wp.towson.edu and wpstudent.towson.edu)

WordPress is the preferred solution for most individual websites. It is a browser-based solution that requires no knowledge of HTML, and the professional-looking templates available are user friendly. While themes and plug-ins will be pre-defined, they are easy to customize.

WordPress sites are available for studentsfaculty, staff, and organizations and can be created or accessed through each group's login page.

Refer to the WordPress webpage for training resources. 

Basic WEb Publishing: TIGERWEB.TOWSON.EDU

TigerWeb is a simple HTML-based site that allows use of any web publishing applications and is primarily for personal use. However, faculty can also recommend this for class projects.

TigerWeb is available for students, faculty and staff and can be requested by logging into TigerWeb.

TigerWeb Stand Alone Website Connection Information (PDF)
This self-help document steps you through how to connect to TigerWeb using various software packages such as Dreamweaver and Microsoft Expression Web. 

WEB APPLICATIONS: WEBAPPS.TOWSON.EDU

These .NET web applications are for specific faculty, staff or departments that require more advance programming on a Windows server. These are more complex, usually with a back-end database.

Faculty, staff and departments can request a Web Application by submitting a TechHelp service request. 

VIRTUAL WEB SERVERS

These are dedicated servers that accommodate special programming or applications. There may be a fee for hosting. Faculty and departments must specially request this option from the Office of Technology Services by submitting a TechHelp service request. 

Support

If you have an issue with a site that uses one of the platforms above, submit a TechHelp service request, call the OTS Faculty/Staff Help Center at 410-704-5151 or contact Student Computing Services.

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