Creating your Math/CS Web Site

  1. Log in to your Math/CS account

  2. Open a command window (right-click on the desktop and from the context menu select Shell or Command Window)

  3. If you haven't executed the following commands before, enter them now in the command window:

    chmod a+x .
    chmod a+x public_html

    Notice that the first command ends with a space followed by a period.

  4. Put the HTML and other files representing your Web site into the public_html directory.  Then execute the command

    chmod a+r public_html/*

  5. Your Web site should now be online!  To test it, enter the following URL into any Web browser:

    For example, my Math/CS login name is jackson and this file is named CreatingWebSite.html.  So to view it, I enter into my browser: