Web Accessibility
Description: UNC-Chapel Hill is committed to providing a usable, functional Web experience for all users. Nothing in the design or programming should impede the ability of users to navigate and access content.  The University’s homepage, www.unc.edu, was created with several features designed to make it accessible, and they are described in the next section on Tips […]
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How to enable a Directory Listing on a webserver?
Description: On Friday August 24, 2012, ITS will turned off the directory listing as the default setting on the www.unc.edu webserver configuration. The impact of this change is that the public_html directories underneath www.unc.edu or aliased by www.unc.edu, that DO NOT have an index.html or index.htm files will no longer display a listing of the directory […]
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Viewing ESPN 3 at UNC
Description: Watch ESPN is an online service which allows you to watch scheduled sports events live.  ESPN provides the service for free to “.EDU” customers for the ESPN 3 streams only!  In other words, a game or show on ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPN U will not work on-campus unless you have your own login for another […]
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Putting Your Page on the Web
Description: Note: The web.unc.edu service is now the preferred method for publishing personal and group websites at UNC-Chapel Hill. Learn more at http://web.unc.edu. Table of Contents Before You Begin UNC World Wide Web Servers Getting Started Using SSH/SFTP Secure Shell Transferring Files Using Fetch UNIX and AFS Commands for File Management Controlling Access to Your Files […]
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How do I register a domain name that is outside of the UNC domain
Description: For information about registering a domain name that is outside the UNC domain, visit https://help.unc.edu/help/registering-a-non-unc-domain-name/.
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Web Authoring: Forms and Counters with Mailform
Description: Table of Contents Introduction Creating Forms Using mailform Input Types Form Submission A Sample of HTML File Reserved Variables Design Your Own Output Delimited Output File About onyen and /o/n/onyen Getting the Path Controlling Automated Spam mailform Troubleshooting Tips and Reminders Adding a Counter to Your Page Introduction This tutorial covers the use of forms […]
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I set up my web page but I get an “Access denied” when I try to view it from my web browser. What’s wrong?
Description:   I set up my web page but I get an “Access denied” when I try to view it from my web browser. What’s wrong? You most likely have a permissions problem. Permissions are set differently between UNIX and the AFS file system. You will need to add the group atn:webhosts to the ACL of […]
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Putting Group Pages on the UNC Web
Description: Note: The web.unc.edu service is now the preferred method for publishing personal and group websites at UNC-Chapel Hill. Learn more at http://web.unc.edu. About this Document This document is intended for people who are preparing group web pages. A “group” might be a department, administrative unit, student organization, or campus-wide project. To make files available, you […]
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Page Styling with CSS
Description: Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) After working with HTML for a while it’s not unusual to become frustrated with the limitations placed upon you by the code: links must be underlined; font types on text can only be controlled with long font tags; all lines must be horizontal; and maybe most significantly, spacing options […]
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What Java services does ITS support?
Description: Introduction ITS supports Java 1.4 development and implementation using the Tomcat Servlet/JSP container. Tomcat is the servlet container used in the official Reference Implementation for the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. It is offered as a standalone servlet container or with the Apache Cocoon XML publishing framework. The Tomcat web server is great for […]
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