Access to the Plesk Panel

You’ve reached the blog of the hosting services provided by the College of Media at the University of Illinois. For students and faculty who have been granted access, the control panel is located at: https://h.media.illinois.edu:1731 Please use your netid and the password you created in class. If you have issues accessing the site contact your instructor. Any other …

Setup and Install WordPress

Setup and Install WordPress Login to plesk by visiting http://h.media.illinois.edu and clicking on the link. Use your netid and the password you created in class. After authenticating it should look something like this: Figure 1 Click “Install Applications” on the right side under install applications. Then click on the install button for WordPress. Figure 2 …

Web Based File Manager

Web Based File Manger There are a few ways to manage files here. The first is within the plesk interface. After authenticating to the site the file manger is available here:  Figure 1 After clicking on this link, your in the file manger. The first thing to notice here is the directory structure and that …

SFTP & Filezilla

SFTP & Filezilla The files area can also be accessed via sftp. Sftp is similar to ftp but it is done over a secure connection to be safer. Many programs support this but a good, free, open source option is a tool called filezilla (http://filezilla-project.org/). It is available for both mac and PC. However the first step …