Compare Website Options

Various services are available to the U-M community for the hosting and development of group, lab, or personal websites.

Comparison of website hosting options
Service Description Support Eligibility Cost Custom Domain Names Technical Skills Required
AFS Personal and AFS Group Websites Simple web pages that only display information ITS All Free Yes Moderate
AFS Web Virtual Hosting PHP web applications, including Drupal websites and WordPress websites ITS University units and groups
(requires shortcode)
Free Yes High
GitHub Pages Simple web pages that only display information Self-Service All Free Yes Moderate
Google Sites Create websites using just your web browser from a selection of website templates. Make changes by pointing and clicking. Self-Service All Free Only under Low