There are two types of web hosting as well as a combination of the two:
The University of Zurich’s Content Management System (CMS) Magnolia is a simple way for you to create and maintain webpages.
It offers the following advantages:
For more information, go to the CMS website (German)
Besides the CMS, the Information Technology Office offers a traditional web server. You can create websites using HTML files and add databases (MySQL, Oracle) and scripts (PHP).
For more details and support, visit Information Technology’s web hosting page (German).
A website can also be hosted in part in the CMS and in part on the traditional web server. This solution makes sense for:
This option is useful when you create most of your website in the CMS.
This option is useful when most of your website is outside the CMS.
This requires a virtual cms sub-area on the traditional web server. These websites will then contain “cms” in their URLs, e.g. www.example.uzh.ch/cms/research.html.
Only Information Technology can create a virtual cms sub-area. Please contact them by submitting a request for support.