The simplest way to create an academic website
Create an academic website in minutes. Keep it updated with your latest academic work. Without needing to learn how to code, and for free!
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Owlstown is a website builder designed for academics. It has many features that make sharing your research easy and hassle-free.
Designed for all who do research
Owlstown makes sharing academic content easy for anyone who does research. Update your website quickly and get back to doing your research.
Share your projects
Blog about what you learn
In the job market
Show your CV
List your publications
Share your presentations
Highlight your students
Share your courses
Show your lab members
Level up with Pro
Owlstown is completely free to use. But if you need to take your website to the next level, upgrade to Owlstown Pro.
All Pro plans come with a free Pro domain. Pro domains are professional domains that have academic suffixes: *.phd.sh and *.academic.ws.
Use your own domain for your Owlstown website and create SEO-friendly pretty URLs. We take care of hosting and SSL certificates for you.
Invite team members to collaborate on your website. Owlstown websites are easy to edit. Even easier with more people.
Make it easy for people to send you a message with a contact form on your website. The form uses reCAPTCHA to protect your website from spam.
More pictures and PDFs
Share more pictures of your research and lab activities. Share more publications, slides, and course materials.
Pageviews and analytics
View daily website pageviews in beautiful graphs. You can also add Google Analytics for additional insights into your website traffic.
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Who is making Owlstown?
Owlstown is a project by Ian Li, PhD. He loves building web applications and designing user experiences. He also enjoys drawing, watching movies, and eating spicy foods. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two daughters.