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Hosting & Publishing

Webpage hosting and publishing services are provided to support your needs for effective distribution of information.

Hosting


You can learn more about the usask.ca domain.

Publishing Tools

There are many reasons to have a web presence and many web publishing tools can be used. The tools you use to create and manage your web presence will depend on what you are trying to accomplish.

  • WCMS is recommended for when you want to provide information.
    • The WCMS makes it easy for you to build a U of S-branded website
    • It supports the sharing of content
    • Can be integrated with blogs
    • Web addresses are in the format http://sitename.usask.ca and/or http://www.usask.ca/sitename (for sites on the main web server).

  • Blogs are recommended for when you want to have an online conversation with your audience.
    • Blogs provide an easily accessible feedback channel in the form of a commenting system.
    • WordPress blogs can be integrated with the WCMS U of S Templates
    • Web addresses for blogs begin with http://words.usask.ca

  • Wikis are recommended for when you want to collaborate with a working group to build shared information.
    • A wiki provides collaborative web space that can be used for multi-author collaboration (a wiki provides capability beyond what a blog can do, such as collaborative documentation with versioning)
    • Web addresses for wikis begin with http://wiki.usask.ca/

There are also non-university services, such as social media sites (e.g. Twitter, Facebook), that can be used for web publishing.

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