Steps to Create Your Own

Teacher Web Page (and Publish It)

Using iWeb


1. iWeb is located in the Applications folder on your laptop.
2. Open the program and create your web pages. (Keep in mind you only get one web “site” and you create more pages as you need them… so your Welcome page should be fairly generic for all of your classes and projects.)
3. Save your web site. (It will create a folder called “Site” – notice that it not Sites like the folder in your directory)
4. Now that it is saved, you will need to publish your web pages so students, parents and others can see your work. Go to the file menu and choose “Publish to a Folder” and when the navigation window appears, make sure you are publishing the work to your home directory and then to your “Sites” folder. (Watch carefully since there is a site folder that your saved work is in.)
5. Once it finishes publishing. Synch your home directory to the server using the two houses on your menu bar.
6. Launch a web browser to see your published pages. In the address bar put the following: http://apsserver.arnold.k12.ne.us/~username/Sites/Welcome.html (be aware that you can also use the following address in the building and it will run faster http://162.127.120.1/~username/Sites/Welcome.html)
7. When you make new changes to your site, you will need to save, publish again, and synch each time for the changes to be live and visible.
a. Should you follow all of the steps on a republish and they aren’t visible, try going to the Safari menu, and then click empty cache. Close Safari and relaunch and you should see the new site with the updates.
b. When you republish, it won’t ask to replace the folder, it just does it.
8. If you see in your Sites folder you might see a couple of files and folders named: index.html, and images folder, or a streaming folder they are just there by default. You don’t really need them for anything. But don’t delete the Sites folder or the Site folder or it won’t work.
9. To delete your entire site so you can start again from scratch: (If you want to keep parts of the site, you won’t want to do this…)
a. Trash the folder "Site" in the Sites folder
b. Go to your home directory, your library folder, application support, iWeb
c. Delete the Domain File

NOTE: All students can have this capability also. The same steps can be followed by the MS and HS students (this includes the synching). The elementary students wouldn’t have to synch, but they will have to publish. You can opt to not have the students publish and you grab their files and connect them to your site.

Please remind students that they are not to create web pages for the purpose of creating a “myspace” or “facebook” type environment. They sites they create need to be for class projects and educational purposes only. (Obviously school appropriate material only.)

iWeb Server Set Up Steps: (For LAN Managers, not teachers. Contact your system administrator for help.)

1. Turn on the web server feature in server admin
2. First to make things work you have to set permissions in Workgroup manager for the folders for the users.
a. At the Data (home directory level before all user directories appears)
i. Owner: admin r/w
ii. Group: staff r/w
iii. Everyone: read only
b. For students at the directory level:
i. Owner: username r/w
ii. Group: Teachers r/w
iii. Everyone: read only
c. For students at the folder level:
i. Desktop: r/w r/w none
ii. Documents: r/w r/w none
iii. Library: r/w r/w none
iv. Music: r/w r/w none
v. Pics: r/w r/w none
vi. Public: r/w r/w r/only
vii. Sites: r/w r/w r/only
3. Teacher at directory level:
a. Owner: username r/w
b. Group: admin r/w
c. Everyone: read only
4. Teacher at the folder level:
i. Desktop: r/w r/w none
ii. Documents: r/w r/w none
iii. Library: r/w r/w none
iv. Music: r/w r/w none
v. Pics: r/w r/w none
vi. Public: r/w r/w r/only
vii. Sites: r/w r/w r/only
b.