Web Site Hosting

Web site hosting is the hosting of Web content on NUI Galway’s central Web servers (www.nuigalway.ie). The service is a highly available clustered solution using the latest technology. The service supports/hosts:

  • Officially branded NUI Galway Web sites
    • Web pages (HTML and PHP)
    • Optional "MySQL Cluster" Database 
  • Non-branded official Web sites
    • Web pages (HTML and PHP)
    • Optional "MySQL Cluster" Database  
  • Domain hosting

Who can use the service?

The main focus is to provide the basis for a Web presence for NUI Galway organisation units, but the hosting of other, NUI Galway-related Web sites, can also be requested by NUI Galway staff.


  • Hosted Web sites are available 24x7 

Prerequisites required for the service

The Web site must be authorised by the Head of Unit.  The Head of Unit must also assign a Web Administrator for the Web site.

Setup instructions for users

Request must be logged by contacting the Service Desk (Tel. x5777 eMail servicedesknuigalway.ie).  See Helpdesk FAQ's on Web - Web Site Hosting (for internal viewing only).     

Related University ICT policies

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