Basic/Static Websites

Tags Websites


Hosting of basic HTML/CSS/JavaScript-based websites with a URL. This service offering is not an effective alternative for the Web CMS Service and should only be used in rare and unique circumstances where the Web CMS Service is not an appropriate solution. This service is not intended for use as an archive of old websites, hosting of course materials, file storage or any personal use, such as a personal portfolio of work or a personal website.


Who can access

  • This service is available to faculty and staff. Websites must be sponsored by a permanent faculty or staff member, and that person agrees to take responsibility for the content and oversight of that website. This service is not available to students or student organizations

How to request access

  • Contact the IT Service Desk with the following information:

    • Your OHIO ID

    • Type of request: Static Website

    • Your preferred FTP client (choose one):

      • Filezilla (Mac and Windows),

      • CoreFTP (Windows)

      • Cyberduck (Mac)


  • URL

  • Unlimited Disk Space for website files

  • Secure FTP Access

  • Daily Data Backups

    • Backups are taken once per day and replace the previous day’s backup. Requests for restoring a backup must be made prior to the next backup or the old data will be overwritten.

Additional resources

Service support

Get help

  • Visit the Technology Help Center ( to get live support, view outages, and browse trainings.


Ohio University strives to make its digital resources and services accessible to all visitors, including those with disabilities who may also be using assistive technology. If special steps are necessary in order to improve the accessibility of experiences for end-users, those steps must be taken. 
If you experience a barrier that affects your ability to access OHIO websites, videos, online forums, documents, or other information technology, please let us know
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