Aliases

The Web Team can create aliases for URLs at the request of content coordinators. An alias is a shortened version of the URL- easier to remember and more suitable for print publication.

Please note that an alias must be approved by the Web Team BEFORE it is distributed for print publication, social media or other purposes. This is because the requested alias may not be approved in all circumstances.

To request the creation of an alias log a job with the Service Desk. Include the full URL and the requested alias in the job request.

Example

Full URL: http://federation.edu.au/students/getting-started-at-feduni/scholarships

Alias: federation.edu.au/scholarships

Alias conventions

Note the following conventions when considering your alias request:

  1. Whole words should be used except where abbreviations are universally understood
    e.g. federation.edu.au/scholarships instead of federation.edu.au/schol
  2. Lowercase letters only
    e.g. federation.edu.au/scholarships instead of federation.edu.au/Scholarships
  3. Aliases will not be created for documents (PDFs, Word docs etc)