Publishing your pages
Procedure one: the way things used to work (when
1. Create your page using Netscape Communicator or use Communicator
to open a page you've made with another program.
2. Click on publish.
3. Fill in the five boxes:
4. If you have graphics on the page, be sure to check "files associated
with page" in the "other files to include section."
Page name. Format here isn't critical.
Call your page by an appropriately descriptive title, e.g., "History
Links." Spaces are ok and punctuation doesn't matter.
HTML file name. Give your file a
one word name followed by either an"htm" or "html" tag, e.g., "historylinks.htm."
Format is important here. Don't leave spaces.
Never give two different files the same name. Also, your main page
should always be either "index.htm" or "index.html."
Http or ftp location to publish to. You
can put in either your ftp address (ftp://students.northern.edu/username)
or your http address (http://students.northern.edu/username).
your NSU e-mail user name.
Password. Use your
NSU e-mail password.
5. Click "ok" and your page should be where you want it.
Procedure two: a more reliable though (at first)
a bit trickier procedure
1. Create your page using any editor you
want. Save your page and all associated files (graphics, etc.) in
a folder you can get to easily. Saving onto a desktop folder works
2. Open Microsoft's Internet Explorer
(not Netscape this time).
3. In the location bar, type ftp://students.northern.edu
4. When prompted for your user name and
password, use your NSU e-mail username and your NSU e-mail password.
This will open up a screen showing you all the files stored on your
5. Drag and drop any files you want published onto the ftp
page. Be sure to move the graphics too!
6. That's it! Anything dragged to your ftp location is