Welcome to Georgetown Domain of One’s Own!
You can get started to learn how to set-up your Georgetown domain and how to build your own sites on this page.
Set up a Georgetown Domain

Go to https://georgetown.domains/ and click on “Dashboard” where you will be asked to login with your NetID and password. Once you are logged in, you will see a form that asks you to enter your preferred sub-domain (something.georgetown.domains).

As you think about the domain name, consider the purpose, for example, you could use the name of the project if it is a research site. If it is a personal site, then of course your name is an obvious candidate.

If the domain name is available you can proceed with the set up. If not, you’ll have to select a different one. This will take a couple of minutes to set up.

Choose Applications

After setting up your Georgetown Domain, you successfully created your digital presence. Now you will be able to start organizing your own territory.

In your control panel (dashboard area), scroll down to Web Applications, where you can install most applications you want, including WordPress, Omeka and others. Click the Installatron Applications Installer link.

Choose your preferred application and click “install this application.”

You will be taken to the Installatron Wizard where you will click “Install” again at the bottom of the page.


Featured Applications

Georgetown Domains offers plenty of applications for faculties and students that can satisfy a variety of needs for teaching and learning.

We recommend two featured applications that are easy to set up: WordPress for building websites, blogs, and ePortfolios, and Omeka for building online libraries, exhibits, and archives.

WordPress LogoWordPress is a free, open-source publishing platform that can be used to easily set up a website or blog. In fact it’s one of the most popular publishing platforms on the web– powering more than 24% of the web.
You can learn how to install WordPress on this page.
Omeka LogoOmeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. Its “five-minute setup” makes launching an online exhibition as easy as launching a blog.
To install Omeka, follow the instructions on this page.
If you have a web hosting solution already and are interested in transferring to Georgetown Domains, please email commons@georgetown.edu and we’ll contact you with more information.