UB students, faculty and staff are provided with space to create a personal website. If you know HTML (or want to learn), you can create an online resume or share your interests with friends and colleagues. Get creative!
Your personal website is not visible on the web until you activate it:
Once activated, your personal website will be visible at:
You may deactivate your site at any time using the UB personal website manager above, and your site's files will remain intact.
To add your information to your personal website, you’ll need an HTML editor (such as Adobe Dreamweaver) or a text editor with an SFTP program (like WinSCP for Windows or Fetch for Mac, both available from UB). Refer to the software’s documentation for more specifics, but the settings are:
Note: If you are off-campus, make sure to first connect to UBVPN.
The public_html folder in your MyFiles space no longer serves your personal website as of August 22, 2023. Please use the updated SFTP instructions above for making changes to your website.
250 MB. Submit a ticket with the UBIT Help Center to check your usage.
Submit a ticket with the UBIT Help Center. Include the names of the files. Backups are created nightly.
No, UB resources may not be used for private commercial gain. For details, see the Computing and Network Use policy.
You may be using more storage space than you are allowed. Please submit a ticket to the UBIT Help Center to check your available space.
UB staff and faculty who leave UB before retirement, students and volunteers will no longer have their university personal website six months after losing their last affiliation.