Monday, September 20, 2010

School of Mathematics - Making Your Webpage

Creating a simple webpage

The idea of this tutorial is to make a simple web page using the terminal and some simple unix commands (most of which could also be done through a GUI). You should at the end be able to post links to your academic works, photo's and other files. Since the school website (along many other websites) runs on unix, you will need to know something about unix filesystems to run your website. It is assumed that you have already logged into the the school unix system and changed your password.

Creating an "index.html" file

The first task is to create a folder in which to store your website files. Open a terminal, and enter the following command to create a folder:
mkdir public_html
Check that the folder has been created in the correct place, by entering the command
ls ~
The directory "public_html" should be listed on screen.

Next we need to create an "index.html" file for our webpage. This file will describe the main page of your website. Enter the following command into a terminal:
emacs ~/public_html/index.html

This will open an empty file that can be edited. Enter the following code into the editor:
<h1> My webpage works!!! </h1>

<p> I can hardly believe it!?!</p>

Save the file and exit. Now open a web browser and enter the following address into the navigation bar (adjusting username for your unix username):
and you should see something like the following...

See further posts for more about "html" and how to post links and images.


  1. Today's reality is fast, incensed and agile. It is loaded with weights, targets, goals. Things should be done on time or one has to face challenges. The education arrangement of today is based on these targets and it is education which put the individual on the correct way and prepares individuals with the end goal that they can handle situations of weights and challenges.visit site

  2. If you're operating in a very eating place and may not spare enough time or if you reside in a very country, wherever there's no pharmacy college near then, however are you able to avail Pharmacy coaching Programs? For availing these programs, it's not necessary to attend regular pharmacy categories offered by faculties, universities, faculties and trade faculties. my blog

  3. Writing ATS is so easy if you follow some rule. If you want to write a quality full ATS , then you need to make it easier . So I suggest you to visit this url for write a best ATS. This site help you to do your best.
    click here.

  4. Thanks for valuable information about academic web page creation. Education is powerful way to learn a lot about statement of purpose phd economics. Here you provide good html solution for academic webpage works. This academic html will helpful for every website developer’s and much useful information for author any academic webpage owner.

  5. You taking about School of Mathematics.The article examines a way to compose literate persuasive and instructive essays, from investigation of the subject of the essay up to the writing of the tutorial paper. The article helps to enhance the composition and writing skill. To know about cardiology fellowship personal statement useful site

  6. Declaration of Purpose (SOP) or correspondence of motivation play a major role during the time that you're employing entrance for MA/MSc/PhD at a university. Some times SOP can be required while obtaining employment or perhaps a scholarships. click to read and know your best to writing your papers.