Launch Mozilla. From the Window
menu, choose Composer.
A Composer window opens. Note the word-processor-like tools.
Before we get any farther, we need to establish our Publishing
environment. From the File
menu, choose Publish.
Now click the New Site button
Enter your Publish Settings. Substitute your own NetID for jstudent below. Note the s in https.
Note that the publishing address is webdav.uvm.edu, while the homepage
address is www.uvm.edu . When done, click the Publish button.
This annoying little message appears. click OK.
Now the tab will swicth from Settings to Publish.
- Enter an informative Title for the page (the title is what what
appears in the titlebar of the browser when someone looks for your
page. It also represents the text that will appear in Google results is
somebody's Google search happens to turn up your page).
- Enter a Filename for the page. The name index.html is a
special name: when someone goes to your web page address (http://www.uvm.edu/~jstudent), this
is the first page they'll see (your home
- Click Publish
Note that a vistit to your home page now produces some trivial but
positive results. Note the page Title in the Title Bar.
As you publish subsequent pages, choose different titles and file names
for each. Keep track of the file
- You'll need to remember the file names to use later when you try
to make links to those pages
- Capital letters and spaces and punctuation are fine in Titles
- Capital letters and spaces and punctuation are troublesome in
file names. Keep those short and simple.
Later, when you need to edit one of these pages again, launch Mozilla
and return to your web site (http://www.uvm.edu/~jstudent)...
From the File menu, choose Edit Page
Make your changes, then from the File
menu again choose Publish
If you are using a different computer, you may need to re-enter your