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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:
If off campus or in a residence hall:
Click here for instructions on creating your personal web folder.
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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
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
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 http://www.marshall.edu/ucs/cs/accptuse.asp
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.