Exploring the Internet Creating and setting up your website 91.113-021 Instructor: Michael Krolak 91.113-031 Instructor: Patrick Krolak See also
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Exploring the Internet Creating and setting up your website 91.113-021 Instructor: Michael Krolak 91.113-031 Instructor: Patrick Krolak See also http://www.cs.uml.edu/~pkrolak/http://www.cs.uml.edu/~pkrolak/ Authors: P. D. & M. S. Krolak Copyright 2005
Creating a Web Site Introduction to Operating Systems (O/S)s –The web server File Transfer Protocol (FTP) how to upload your files from your computer (client) to the web server. Creating your first web page. Cut and Paste Edit in your personal information Uploading your files to the web server
Intro to O/Ss The O/S controls the basic computer functions. It manages the files and hardware devices. It has programs to write, compile, and run applications.
Useful O/S tools Compression and decompression --Winzip Connecting remotely to a computer --telnet Up and down loading from your computer (client) to the web server via -- ftp.
Compression/decompression Compression – removing redundant information or other methods of reducing the size of a file. Decompression restoring the file to it original form Winzip http://www.winzip.com/ and pkzip are good programs for the PChttp://www.winzip.com/
Connecting to another computer There are several programs to connect to computers over the Internet. A limited but useful program is called telnet. Telnet programs allows you program to log in remotely. –Telnet acts like an old fashion glass terminal. –It is orientated to text commands and does not support a Graphics User Interface (GUI) Putty is a free telnet program that can be used in secure (ssh) and non-secure connections. http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html
File Transfer Protocol FTP Ftp tutorial: http://continuinged.uml.edu/onlin e/tutorial/ftp/win/index.htm Ftp for MACs: http://continuinged.uml.edu/onlin e/tutorial/ftp/ A free ftp program will work (ftp Surfer) –http://www.whispertech.com/surf er/download.htmhttp://www.whispertech.com/surf er/download.htm –Click and download –Install
Using your IE Browser to ftp your files to your website Instead of Ws_ftp, use your MS Explorer browser. 1.in the Address bar type (or click this link): ftp://ceweb.uml.edu/ 2.Click [File]/Login causing the dialog box to appear (see nextslide). 3.The browser window is now open to your website’s directory. 4.Find directory with the files you need to upload to the server. 5. Drag files from it and onto the IE window and they will automatically upload.
FTPing a file to your webserver After you use the ftp address a blank window will appear and a flashlight will appear. Click [File]/log in and fill in the dialog box. After click [Login] The IE window will act as if it is the website directory.
Create your home page by copying the text into WordPad <! -- The use of angle brackets followed by "!" and ending with -- close angle bracket is a comment --> insert your name here's Website <!The body container holds the contents to be displayed. Note that the attribute of the body tag, bgcolor is set to the color red. --> insert your name here's Website See My Search Notes See My Search Results See My Resume
WordPad WordPad is found in the [Start]/Programs/accessories When it open, paste the text into the window. Modify the insert your name here's Website with your name. Save As.. Name file -- index.html File type -- Text
Test Your web page on your machine! Click [File]/Open File.. –Find your file – index.html –Click it and click open. –You should see you home page. –See example of what it should look like. http://www.cs.uml.edu/~pkrolak/lab2/index.html http://www.cs.uml.edu/~pkrolak/lab2/index.html
Upload your results If you are using the Wsftp program to upload use the following settings: – host address Ceweb.uml.edu – name is your user_id –Password is the one assigned at registration. –Upload the following files: index.html SearchLabNotes.html SearchLabResult.html
Test Your new web site! Put into the location window on the browser type in your URL and click enter. Your URL for your new web site is: http://ceweb.uml.edu/Your_user_id Your user_id and the password were issued at the time of registration.