Create your ISU website

Watch how to create your website in a quick 2 min. presentation!

Step 1 Log in to the website creator

Navigate to https://sites.iastate.edu.

Select the Log In button.

Log In button
Log In button on ISU Sites homepage.

Log in using your ISU net ID and password (same as your ISU email).

ISU login screen
ISU login screen.

Once you have logged in, click the Manage my Sites button. 

Screencap of the blue Manage my Sites button
The Manage my Sites button has replaced Log In.

Select the Create new site button.

Create new site button.
Create new site button.

 

Step 2 Create the website option best for you

Select the Simple option, the Advanced option, or the Full Scale option.

Select one-page site.

 

Review the terms. These terms must be agreed in order to create your new website.

Select the “Create my site” button at the bottom of the page.

Review terms and select create site button.
Review terms and select Create my site button.

Your website is being built! 

Website being built screen.
Your website is being built!

An email will be sent to your ISU email address (in a few short minutes) with a login link once your site is ready.

 

Step 3 Log in to your new website

To log in to your brand new website, select the login link from your email.

Email with login link
Email that you will receive once your website has been created.

Congratulations! You have a new website!

 
Example of a brand new ISU website homepage!
Example of a brand new ISU website homepage!

Let's start editing

To log in to your site in the future, visit sites.iastate.edu and click log in

Your new ISU website is compliant with the WCAG 2 AA required standards, mobile friendly, easily editable and follows ISU brand standards.