UW-Physics Web Publishing

Personal Web Pages

Personal web pages have already been set up for all UW-Physics AFS accounts. Contact help@physics.wisc.edu to obtain an AFS account.

Files put in the "public/html" subdirectory of your AFS home directory are accessible from the web via the URL...


Your AFS home directory is located at /afs/physics/yourlogin/public/html/

One way to publish personal web content, configure your web publishing software to use the parameters below...
Another way to access the AFS directory is to configure an AFS client.  Instructions here.

Access/security Type: SFTP
Server Name: login.physics.wisc.edu
Directory: /afs/physics/yourlogin/public/html

At the Unix or Mac OSX command line, you can use the "sftp" or "scp" commands to publish web content. Feel free to contact us for information about using SFTP with other operating systems.

Hosting Domains

We can host websites such as your-research-group.physics.wisc.edu.  To set that up, contact help@physics.wisc.edu.

Department News Items

See instructions here for publishing news items on the news page.

Photo Gallery

See instructions here for publishing images on the website front page and hallway displays.

Course Pages

See instructions here for publishing course web pages.  To update information in a course reference page, see here.

Department Directory

See instructions here for updating information about yourself in the Department Directory.

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