Weebly

​Weebly is a free website builder that allows anyone to build a website. It includes professionally designed website templates and offers full customization.  Create galleries, slideshows, blogs and much more.  Redirect your SVSU web space to the Weebly hosted site.

Step One

  1. Go to the www.weebly.com.
  2. Create a wix account, or login to an existing one.
  3. View this Weebly help page to get started creating your website. Explore their articles to get a more in depth look at what you are interested in and for answers to any questions you may have.
  4. Once you begin building or editing your site it will prompt you to enter the domain name. Enter the domain name at the top, for example https://www.articleexample.com. At the bottom, under subdomain, if you can use the domain that you entered it will allow you to click choose.
  5. Once you hit choose, it will give you a confirmation page. Hit done and continue editing your website. 
  6. Now it is time to link the website to your personal web space. 

Step Two

To connect it to your SVSU web space follow these steps.

  1. Save the file linked in this article, named index.html, to notepad.
  2. On line 5, where it says "yourwebsite.com" change that to the domain name of your weebly site starting after the double backslash.
  3. Save this notepad file as a new file titled index.html, index.htm, welcome.htm, or welcome.html.
  4. On your computer, go to vdrive.svsu.edu and log in.
  5. Navigate to your public_html folder by going to Home Folder > public_html.
  6. Once you are in that folder, upload the notepad file you edited earlier.

Step Three

Now, when you go to www.svsu.edu/~(your username here) it will automatically open to the website that you have created

Details

Article ID: 93760
Created
Wed 12/4/19 12:17 PM
Modified
Thu 5/5/22 1:38 PM

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