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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by pippin035, Apr 26, 2004.

  1. pippin035

    pippin035 Registered

    Apr 26, 2004
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    I have recently signed on with a hosting company. I already had some of my HTML pages written and I successfully uploaded them. I see them in file manager, and I have two problems:
    1. Not all of the HTML tags are working when I view the file in file manager, why is this and what can I do to fix it?
    2. How do I get my files to be active. Right now, when I go to my URL it still just shows the white screen with 'parent directory' etc folders.

    Thank you!
  2. Izzee

    Izzee Well-Known Member

    Feb 6, 2004
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    1. See 2.
    2. Create an index.html file in your html editor and link your other pages from it. Then upload it to your web root. Go to your url or and this will load the index.html in your browser. You can then see what every one else sees on the Internet and will be able to spot which tags are giving trouble and, using your http editor, fix them then upload the fixed pages to your web root overwriting the bad pages. This technique is better facilitated using your favourite ftp client not cPanel file manager, some may dispute this.

    web root = /home/useryou/public_html/hereisyourwebroot.

    Do 2. first then you may not need to fix 1.
    #2 Izzee, Apr 27, 2004
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2004

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