Static site hosting/create

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Revision as of 19:14, 18 June 2013 by imported>Shauna

Note: This guideline is written by Shauna, for Shauna. You will likely have to adapt it to your needs/permissions - please do contact us if you need help!

To create an event webpage in the style of this one:

  • Building the website
    • Fork the template repository (as Github limits the number of forks an individual can make of a single repo, you may need to fork a different oh-campus site or email Github to request your previous forks be made free-standing repositories.)
    • Customize
      • Change repository name to reflect event
      • Change colors if needed (I like to use school colors)
      • Change text: date, time, location, name of hosts
      • Create a new sign up form for the event (may just duplicate previous ones) and change the link on the website.
    • Add, commit, and push changes back to Github.
  • Set up site
    • Ask Asheesh (ie needs better instructions)
  • Set up domain name with
    • Log into (username openhatch) and create a new CNAME record
      • Go to DNS manager and click 'Create new CNAME record'
      • Alias <campusname> to oh<campusname>
      • Also alias www.<campusname> to <campusname>
  • SSH into linode