Welcome to LMU Build!

Information Technology Services is excited to offer LMU Build: a free web hosting and content management service for all faculty, staff, and current students at LMU.

To claim your free lmu.build domain, click the Get Started button above and log in with your MyLMU credentials.

Once you have created your domain, you can start exploring all of the web-building resources we have available, including FTP, PHP, MySQL, WordPress, Drupal, Wikis, and much, much more!

Need some inspiration? Take a look at our showcase of creative LMU Build projects to get some ideas for what you could do with the platform!

Still have questions? Keep scrolling for more information, or go check out our FAQ!

Features and Tools

Content Management, Blogs, and Wikis

Chamilo, Contao, DokuWiki, Dotclear, Drupal, Geeklog, GetSimple, Grav, ImpressPages, Joomla, Known, liveSite, MediaWiki, Nucleus CMS, Omeka, PivotX, PmWiki, PyroCMS, TRU, HAXcms, Mukurtu, phpMyFAQ, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Coranto, Symfony, Zend Framework, Mahara, Mambo, PHP-Fusion, Scalar, Serendipity, WordPress, Xoops, Zikulu …and more!

Forums, Chat, and Social Media

Booked, Dada Mail, Elgg, ExtCalendar, FluxBB, Feed On Feeds, Freshrss, GBook, MyBB, Oxwall, phpBB, phpFreeChat, phpList, phpMyChat, Pligg, selfoss, Simple Machine Forums, Site Recommender, Tiny Tiny RSS, Vanilla Forums, WebCards, WebCalendar, webtrees, XMB Forums …and more!

Photos, Files, and Projects

Codiad, Collabtive, Coppermine, Koken, Lychee, Matomo, OpenBiblio, OpenDocMan, phpCOIN, phpMyCounter, PHProjekt, Piwigo, ProjectSend, SEO Panel, TinyWebGallery, Zenphoto …and more!

Back-end Development

Cron Jobs, FTP/SFTP, Git Version Control, JetBackup, MySQL Databases, MultiPHP Manager, Perl Modules, phpMyAdmin, PHP PEAR Packages, RubyGems, SSH, Terminal, unlimited subdomains, user metrics …and more​!

The only limit to what you create is your imagination.

The only limit to what you create is your imagination.

Acceptable Use Policy

All LMU Build users are expected to use campus resources appropriately and in adherence to the ITS Acceptable Use Policy. To name a few examples, you cannot use your lmu.build domain to:

  • Participate in hacking, planting viruses, and other blackhat activities
  • Sell products or otherwise benefit commercially from your domain
  • Commit illegal acts including copyright infringement and harassment


We have answers.

Our LMU Build administrators will do their best to help support your domain, but we may be unable to provide assistance for all the applications available.

We have gathered a number of LinkedIn Learning resources to help you out, and our most common questions have been answered on the LMU Build Support site.