Department of Mathematics FAS Harvard University One Oxford Street Cambridge MA 02138 USA Tel: (617) 495-2171 Fax: (617) 495-5132
FAS Computer Services to Harvard University IT: (617) 495-7777.
Here is some information on how to start building your own website on the Harvard mathematics department server abel:

Assume your email address is "". If no directory 'www' exists in your home directory, login to your abel Unix account, and create a directory with the command
cd; mkdir www;
Everything in this directory is visible from outside at
To fill content onto your website, open and edit a file 'index.html' in the directory www or move a file there. In order to adjust permissions so that your personal web page is accessible from outside, use the following line on Abel, where "euler" with your login name.
   cd; chmod 700 *; cd ..; chmod 711 euler; cd; chmod -R 755 www;
To get your page linked to the main department website, drop a note to" . The database to redirect your directory to your page.

Simplicity, Clarity, Generality B.W. Kernighan, R. Pike, in "The Practice of Programming".