COWS provides UCI Google Apps services, including Gmail with a UCI email alias (e.g. email@example.com), to registered Campus Organizations upon request.
Registered campus organizations can obtain web hosting on our clubs server free of charge, e.g. clubs.uci.edu/ORGNAME.
We currently offer the following website services.
WordPress is an open-source software you can use to create and design websites easily. COWS can install WordPress on any website on our clubs server for free.
Forwarding / redirecting URLS
Clubs can get a UCI web address and forward it to another website, such as the club's Facebook page or an off-campus website.
We additionally provide clubs with mySQL databases. See below for more details.
Mailman lists give clubs a personal email subscription list, e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org, in order to send emails to all subscribed members. Mailman lists are highly customizable and simple to set up. See our Mailman tutorials for assistance.
MySQL is a database management system that stores data for web packages such as WordPress and custom-built forms. We provide clubs with their own mySQL database upon request. Clubs can access their databases via phpMyAdmin, a web based database viewer and data manager. See below for more details.