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Personal Web Pages

1. How do I create a personal web page?

3. Can I create a personal university web page for a business?

4. How much space is available for personal web pages?

Q. How do I create a personal web page?

A. Creating a personal web page can be done by simply reserving your space on MUPFC (Marshall University Personal File Cabinet), or commonly referred to as your V: drive, this can be done by creating a folder and naming the folder "public_html".

Complete the following steps to create a "public_html" folder on your V: drive.

If off campus or in a residence hall:

Click here for instructions on creating your personal web folder. Personal Web Pages (PDF) You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this document.  Click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader

Any files placed in the 'public_html" folder will be fully public and viewable by anyone on the web.

To create a default page place an index.html file in your "public_html" folder. 

The web address for your webpage is http://mupfc.marshall.edu/~your user name

an example of a personal webpage address is: http://mupfc.marshall.edu/~jdoe2

Also see “How do I access my V:drive”

Q. Can I create a personal university web page for a business?

A. No you cannot, this is against the acceptable use policy which in part states that the ITE "..may NOT be used for commercial or profit making purposes." For more information on policies, see Information Technology Acceptable Use Policy

Q. How much space is available for personal web pages?

A. MUPFC has a total of 200MB of space available for network file storage and web pages.

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