pages can have any of the following characters in their
- _ .
Web page files should not have spaces or any other funny
characters in their file names. Our web server is NOT
case sensitive, and will convert all file names to
note to Macintosh owners: Do not use spaces in your file
names. Most computers (including ours) will not
understand what you are trying to do if there is a space
in the filename.
Files named default.htm, default.html, index.html,
index.htm, and default.asp will be loaded
automatically by our server (they are server defaults)
if a visitor goes to your web site without specifying a
Example: http://www.linkline.com/ actually brings up the
default.html file that lives in the directory that
stores all www.linkline.comâs web site.
Web page files are generally transferred to our servers
by FTP (File Transfer Protocol). When transferring
files, make sure you use the following table to send the
files correctly. If you do not follow the table, your
web pages will probably not work as you expect them to.
conventions to use
When creating your pages to be viewed on our server,
there are certain conventions that you must follow in
order for the server to correctly serve your pages.
someone wishes to access your pages from our server,
they will most likely type in your URL something
In order for the server software to pull up your
pages, there must be a page in your directory named
âdefault.htmâ, âdefault.htmlâ, "index.htm"
or "index.html". This is what the server
looks for as a default file to bring up as the first
page in your set of pages.
not to incorporate spaces into any of the names of your
files or folders, as it will just be more complicated
for you, and anyone viewing your pages.