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Using a Text Editor and Uploading Files

Read instructions for connecting with one of the Secure FTP programs available for download on the UBIT Software page.

If you already know how to write HTML code, or use a program that can export HTML code, you do not necessarily need to use an HTML editor. You may use any text editor (such as Notepad or Microsoft Word), save your file with an “.html” ending and upload it to your personal website using a secure FTP program. Secure FTP programs available for download include:

In your HTML editor or secure FTP program, use the following settings to make a connection. Note that the wording may vary slightly depending on the program you use to connect:

  • Server: ubunix.buffalo.edu
  • Login/Username: your UBITName
  • Password: your UBITName password
  • Initial path/directory: public_html
  • Connection type: SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol)

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