Personal Website

Southwestern students, faculty and staff can set up a personal website hosted by the University. Personal website information is stored in your home directory on your network storage area (HELIOS) under the folder public_html.

Individual website URL’s look like this: The page that is displayed when a personal website is accessed must be named index.html or index.htm.

A free, open-source program called Kompozer is one application you can use to create and modify your personal website. It runs on Mac, Windows and Linux and can be downloaded from