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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Content Manager: Dana Allen and Laura Byrne

Personal details

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You are in control of the inner content (circled in red on the picture):

  1. Create a userdetails.html file in your ndrive/public_html/ folder (1)
  2. Ask the Met admin to update the page to take it into account: email met-lists@lists.reading.ac.uk

All other details such as room number, phone number, title and one line profile summary will have to be edited by the Met admin. Please email any request to met-lists@lists.reading.ac.uk

(1) The userdetails.html file is pure html. Download an example (rename it userdetails.html)
You can check if the file is visible on the web under the URL: http://www.personal.reading.ac.uk/~<yourUsername>/userdetails.html
If the file is not visible, look at the instructions here (last paragraph), or use the dedicated tool (Publish public_html) on RDS.

From Windows, access your Ndrive following instructions here.
From Linux, the easiest it to access your Ndrive from the web interface: https://netdrive.reading.ac.uk/

Note that for some “previous” users, the file may be hosted under their unix web directory, now available at /storage/silver/metweb/<username>/public_html/ and visible under http://www.met.reading.ac.uk/~<username>/userdetails.html

Personal websites

You can create your own webpages, immediately available at the URL: http://www.personal.reading.ac.uk/~username

This website is loading files located on your N-Drive, under the subdirectory /public_html. Read more…

Note: PHP can run on this server.

Project Websites

In Met, there are 3 ways for publishing projects on the web:

  1. Use the WordPress service (research.reading.ac.uk). Read more…
  2. Ask for a simple blog (WordPress blog: blogs.reading.ac.uk). Read more…
  3. Use the Met apache web server (met.reading.ac.uk). This is usually useful for dynamically generated content (scripts, model outputs…). Files will be located under /storage/silver/metweb/.  Contact IT if you wish to publish some content here.

 

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