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How to Create a Public Website in OakShare


Topic: How to Create a Public Website in OakShare
Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff
Creation Date: August 8, 2008
Author: Zachary Wincek

This document describes how to create and manage a public Web site in OakShare.

Step #1: Create your Web Site

Step #2: Log into OakShare

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Step #3: Create the Web directory and configure users and permissions

  • Click the “New Folder” icon

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  • Enter “web” as the name of the directory.

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  • Click the "Next" button to choose the users with whom you wish to share the directory.

  • Enter the names of the users with whom you wish to share the directory.

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  • Click the "Next" button to verify the permissions.

  • Click the radio buttons to select which permissions to give.
  • NOTE: To make your website public, select the permissions needed for the public group. See below.

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  • NOTE: To make your website private, select no permissions for the public group and set permissions for only those users that were selected to share. See below.

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  • Click the "Next" button to configure the directory.

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  • Click the "Next" button to send an e-mail to those with whom you wish to share the directory.

  • Click "Also send the email to me" to send the e-mail to yourself in order to verify that the message has been sent to the recipients.

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  • The results will display in your document manager.

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  • Alternately, you can select the directory and click the "Share" button to select users, permissions, and configurations.

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  • Double click the new "web" directory in order to open it.

  • Click the "Upload" button to upload the files that you wish to have in that directory.

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  • Click the "Browse" button to select the files you wish to upload.

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  • Click the "Start Upload" button to upload the files to your new "web" directory.

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  • The file should now be in your newly created "web" directory.

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Step #4: Test the Web Site


For further help, please email helpdesk@oakland.edu, visit us at 202 Kresge Library or call (248)370-4357 Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.