Mathematics personal webpage information

Instructions for creating a personal webpage in the Math department


Every faculty and graduate student in the Math department has the option of hosting a personal webpage located at,
where netid is the university NetID.

A website consists of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files located in an individual's public_html directory on the departmental server:

At the very least your public_html folder should contain a file called index.html.

For help creating your website, please contact Tori Corkery,

For help uploading your website, please contact Math IT:

Uploading files

General settings

Regardless of which client you use to upload your files, you will want to create an SFTP connection to


On windows we recommend using the Xftp client from NetSarang: Xftp 5 is free for educational use.


One option is to use the command line tool 'sftp.'

Fetch is free for higher ed, though you have to request a license here: When entering information on that webpage, please use 1409 W. Green St, Urbana, IL, 61801 as the address. Leave the "Phone" field empty, and use your Illinois email address in the "Email" field. You will receive instructions on obtaining your free copy immediately if you use your email address.

Keywords:math, mathematics, website, webpage   Doc ID:66320
Owner:Patryk S.Group:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
Created:2016-08-22 12:50 CDTUpdated:2016-08-22 15:41 CDT
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