Editing the index.html
The home page of your Web site is a file named index.html.
This is the Web page visitors see when they access your site from the
The file is originally created by your service provider and
stored on your site. You can edit the file through the File Manager, or
you can replace it by copying
your own index.html
file to the Web server.
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To edit the index.html
the shortcuts area of the Home pageManage Files (File Manager section). The
directory list is displayed.
In the File Manager,
drill down to the var/www/html directory. If you
are in the Root directory, and the Path to current directory
bar shows /, drill down by clicking
Be sure to click the name of the directory;
if you click the folder icon, you access the directory's properties.
When you are in the directory, the Path to current directory
bar at the top of the page shows var/www/html.
In the Name
area of the Path form, locate the file named index.html,
then click in the Actions column
of that file. A window opens displaying the contents of the file.
Delete the text in
the file by highlighting all of the text, then pressing Delete.
Copy the text between
the horizontal lines below, then paste it into the file. To copy, highlight
the text by dragging your mouse across it while pressing the left mouse
button, then hold down the Ctrl
while pressing C.
To paste, place the cursor in the file then hold down Ctrl
while pressing V.
<title>My new home page</title>
<p align="center"> </p>
New Roman, Times, serif">
my <i><font color="#009900">new</font></i>
Scroll to the bottom
of the page, then click Save Changes.
Open a browser and
go to your home page. If the page has already been open in a browser window,
be sure to refresh or reload the page. The page shows your new text.
As an alternative to editing the file in the File Manager,
you can create your own index.html
file and upload it to your site.
Site Administrator's Help
Published April 16, 2004