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Web Development for Faculty & Staff

Professional Web Site FAQs

How do I request a new WordPress account?

Request a Faculty/Staff Professional Web site

TCNJ’s WordPress site


How do I find out the password to my web (beauty) account?

The login info for this account is the same as for your email account. If you don’t know this, you can look it up at http://account.tcnj.edu


How do I set up the web account on TCNJ’s web server (beauty)?

You will need to create a folder for the web site of the TCNJ web server.

Directions are using Microsoft Windows on a campus computer *.

  1. Click on the Start Menu and go to “Programs”
  2. Look for “SSH Secure Shell” and launch “SSH Secure Shell”
  3. Click the “Quick Connect” button (upper left) and enter “beauty.tcnj.edu” as the Host Name, and then enter your username and click “Connect”
  4. You will be prompted to enter your password and click “OK”
  5. Once logged in, type: “wwwsetup” and press enter.
    This will set up your web site on the TCNJ server. You may view your premade home page at http://www.tcnj.edu/~unixname/
  6. Type “exit” end press enter to finish

*Note: If you are not on a campus computer, you will need to either have on your PC or download to your PC an SSH program. There are many out there.


How do I delete my professional page off of the TCNJ web server (beauty)?

Directions for PC Users on campus computers *:

  1. Click on the Start Menu and go to “Programs”
  2. Look for “SSH Secure Shell” and launch “SSH Secure Shell”
  3. Click the “Quick Connect” button (upper left) and enter “beauty.tcnj.edu” as the Host Name, and then enter your username and click “Connect”
  4. You will be prompted to enter your password and click “OK”
  5. Once logged in, you can either:
    1. Delete the entire www directory (step 6)
    2. Delete only the index file (keep all other files). This will allow you to download files later using an FTP program. (step 7)
  6. To delete the entire www directory type: “rm -r www ” and press enter.
  7. To delete only the index file, which will keep people from being able to access your webpage files, type “cd www” and press enter. Then type “rm index.html” (note, depending on how you made your webpage, this index file may be .html, .htm or .php).
  8. Type “exit” to quit your telnet session.

*Note: If you are not on a campus computer, you will need to either have on your PC or download to your PC an SSH program. There are many out there.

Directions for Mac Users:

  1. Enter the Applications folder
  2. Go to the Utilities folder
  3. Run the Terminal application
  4. Continue from step 1 under the PC User directions

How do I connect to the web account on TCNJ’s web server to upload/download/delete files?

You will need to upload the web page files to the server in order for them to be displayed on the web.
You may use a web development tool such as Microsoft Expression Web or Macromedia Dreamweaver or an FTP client, such as FileZilla. Just remember that if you’re off campus, you will need to connect to the TVNJ VPN system before you can connect with your FTP client.

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