All JMU faculty, staff, students, and affiliates may request accounts to publish web content to a JMU web server. In addition to the servers maintained by Information Technology, several areas outside of IT also maintain web servers. General information as well as information specific to students and faculty/staff are available.
All web site publishers at JMU are to follow the Policies governing JMU hosted websites.
Information Publisher's Orientation Form/Process
Completion of the Information Publisher's Orientation Workshop is now required before access is granted to official JMU web servers.
Getting an Account
Steps for Getting an Account for Department, Program, Personal, or Student Organization web sites.
Changing your Web Publishing Password for WWW/Secureweb
To change your www.jmu.edu or secureweb.jmu.edu password go here
and select item 4 - Change Web Accout Password and follow the instructions given there.
Personal Web Pages
Individuals may publish on Educ(formerly Peregrin). Account info for personal web pages is also available.
Logging in to Web Servers
Steps to log into Web, People, Orgs, Educ(formerly Peregrin), and other web servers are found here: Logging in to Web Servers
Creating a Website
There are various points to remember when creating a website.
Proper planning insures a successful website project. Please review the website checklist prior to requesting web publishing access to official JMU web servers.
Visit Official JMU Web Servers to see a list of the official JMU web servers, URLs, server software, types of content, and file transfer methods.
Transferring Files using FTP
Transferring Files to Web Servers via FTP is one method used on several JMU web servers. However, FTP access for file transfer is NOT allowed from off-campus except when using the JMU configured VPN client .
Training and Publishing Resources
Everyone has the option of using Do-it-yourself Web Publishing Resources. Faculty and staff have specific training and publishing resources available at JMU as well.
Maintaining a Website
Once a publisher creates a website, it does not mean the process is finished. In order to have quality content on the site, the publisher must continue maintaining a website.
Search Engine Optimization
Now that the site is created, what can the publisher do to help the site to be found by web search engines. This is a matter of Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
Web Folders using WebDAV
If you are transferring files to Web Folders using the WebDAV protocal, refer to our WebDAV resources.
Submitting an Issue & Op (ITIO) Request to ITWEB
Submit a request for ITWEB help with supported and existing functionality. NOTE: New functionality requires a Project Initiation Questionnaire (PIQ), which will have to be evaluated.
Faculty & Staff
Faculty may request web space on college web servers to publish information about their course, its goals, projects, etc. Departments may also allocate space for faculty publishing on their departmental website.