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Web Services

Assistance for and information on EZPublish for departmental websites

Information Technology Services operates a web content management system which supports the development of customized web applications. This is provided through the use of eZPublish software. Web sites come with FSU-approved templates and basic instruction in the use of eZPublish is provided. Contact:

For assistance and more information, visit

CGI Programs

See this page for instructions on adding CGI programs to your FSU hosted website.

Mail Web Forms

Departmental web developers with websites hosted through may access a CGI program that decodes form input and emails it to a pre-specified alias. Departments can request creation of an web form alias that points to one or more email addresses to receive the data. The program is called "mail", and was written by Carlos A. Pero at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Click on this page for details.

University Web Design

Before you design or redesign any Florida State University document, publication, web site, video, branded item or other medium representing The Florida State University, you will want to view the FSU Web Design website. It includes FSU web standards and policies, web templates, image galleries and more.

Web Site Hosting - University

ITS hosts the main university web site,, as well as some departmental web sites off of the server. Departmental websites hosted in this fashion typically have a URL of the form

Departmental web sites can be managed through the use of the WebDAV protocol. Some older sites are still managed via SFTP, but those will be migrated to WebDAV access.

Web Sites for Individuals

 The Florida State University's Information Technology Services offers web hosting for FSU affiliates (faculty, staff and students) to post their individual web sites. Users upload and make changes to their web site using "WebDAV". The sites are hosted at "". See this page for details.

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