Computing Support


January 16, 2024

How to password-protect pages on this server (“”)

When we moved the internal and operations pages over to WordPress, our intent was to make it as easy as possible for people to do everyday edits on their own, as much as possible. By default, new web pages created on this server ( are not password-protected. However it is simple to add a login…

May 11, 2022

About Search Engines and “Spiders”

• How do I prevent search engines from listing my pages? • How can I make sure the search engines include my pages?

Controlling Access to Web Pages

The Web, by default, is pretty much wide open. If you put a page on the Web then anyone who can get the URL (Web address) can usually see it. Since this isn’t always what you want, Web servers have methods for controlling access to Web content – but you have to know how these…

Setting Up Class Web Pages

Typically, instructors are expected to put their class pages and materials on Canvas. Access to Canvas is set up automatically when an instructor is assigned a course by ECE’s Advising group. Email for more information.

Website Hosting Options for Groups, Labs, and Individuals

There are a number of ways groups, labs, and individuals associated with the ECE department can set up a website. Below are the options ECE supports internally, plus some other options offered by the University. There are, of course, a multitude of additional options available elsewhere… albeit usually for a fee.