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Queen's University

Create A Webpage On QShare

All Queen's Students, Faculty and Staff can create an account on QShare. 

By default, each QShare account is created with 3 directories:


  • Private
  • Public
  • WWW 

The WWW directory has the permissions set that it is "shared" with the public.  This means anyone in the world can view a web page located in your WWW directory.

Since there is no software on QShare, to create a web page you need to create your files on your personal computer.  You can use any text editor to create your content or there are many html editors you can download from the internet,many for free. To assist you in creating your web page, see the following PDF to get started:


Basic HTML Tags (PDF*, 129 KB) 

As a best practice it is a good idea to call your main file index.html

Once your html files are created copy them to your QShare account using the Upload Files utility that is part of QShare.

Once your web page is complete and ready to go live, log on to QShare. The URL for your web page will be



*PDF files can be read for free using Adobe Reader.

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