SETTING UP WEB PAGES IN YOUR ACCOUNTS



Option #1

When you registered your user accounts on the HP server, a file was created in the public_html directory called Profile.html. This file contains only your name and a link to your e-mail. This file can be edited to create a personal web page for yourself.

In order to edit this file, from the main menu type "g files". This will bring up a listing of the directories in your account. One of these directories is public_html. If you select this directory and hit enter, a listing of all of the files and sub-directories contained within it will be listed. This is where you will find the Profile.html file.

To edit profile.html, simply select it with the cursor, and then type "e". This will bring the html code for this file up into the pico editor. You can then start creating your main page.

To add more pages to the site, from the listing of files in the public_html directory, type "f" and then select New File. This will create a new empty file in that directory for you. You then need to proceed as above by selecting the file, and typing "e" to edit it.

The URL for your personal page is generated automatically. It is simply http://hp.bccna.bc.ca/~and then your loginID. For example:
http://hp.bccna.bc.ca/~aa020/

Option #2

A second option to creating a web page on your account is to leave your personal profile as it is, and to create a new file called index.html. By default, this file will be looked for first, and if it is not located, then the Profile.html is what will be displayed. The index.html will become the main page for your site. For the Library web pages, this is the suggested method, since when you register as an IP, the main page should be called index.html.

Option #3

Finally, if you are not comfortable using the pico editor on this system to create your web pages, you can create your pages outside of your account. When you are ready to put your site up, you can simply FTP it to your account. If this is the method you would like to use, then just make sure that the main page of your site is called index.html, and when you FTP the pages into your account, just make sure that you put it in the public_html directory. The address for the page will be the same as above. If the pages are to be installed into an IP, then they can go anywhere in yhe account.