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uWeb Personal Webpages


NOTICE:  uWeb Services will be Decomissioned on March 16, 2015.

Learn more here.


Students, Faculty, and Staff can create their own personal webpages on the Texas State computing system.

Disclaimer Requirement

Your personal home page file (typically named index.html) must contain a required hypertext Official Texas State Disclaimer link as follows:

http://www.txstate.edu/disclaimer

When you modify or replace your home page, this reference link must be in the new version or file.

 

Home Page URL

Your personal page can be accessed by other users with the URL:

http://uweb.txstate.edu/~NetID

For example: If your Texas State NetID is zzz99:

http://uweb.txstate.edu/~zzz99

 

Naming Your Files

When developing personal webpages, it is best that the file names not contain spaces or other non-alphanumeric characters such as slashes or backslashes, have no more than one period and have some type of extension such as .htm, .gig, or jpg. Also file names are case sensitive, so it is best to use all lower case letters in the file names of your webpages.

Examples:

Problematic Valid
bill bryson.htm billbryson.htm
rick&jane rick-jane.htm
joe.johnson.htm joe-johnson.htm
beautiful sunset. beautiful-sunset.png

 

Creating Your Personal Web Directory

To activate your uWeb page, click the button below and log in with your NetID and password.

uWeb Login site

 

 

Updating Your Webpages

You will create and develop webpages locally on a Windows or Mac computer and then use an SFTP client to upload the files to your personal website.

For instructions on how to use a SFTP client with a Texas State webpage: