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Web Publishing Basics

Just as almost everyone here at UWG is provided with email, most everyone is also provided with webspace!

This web space is yours and you are free to use it as you wish provided you observe UWG's policies as outlined at http://policy.westga.edu/. You should also include the UWG Disclaimer on your site. You can find an example at the following link. http://www.westga.edu/disclaimer.html

Please see the information below to determine your webspace details.

For Student webpages:
Host/Web Server:  stu.westga.edu 
Username:  MyUWG User ID 
Password:  MyUWG Password  
Software Needed to Publish: 

WinSCP or other SFTP Software. Adobe Dreamweaver is also compatible.

For WinSCP or other compatible SFTP clients, use one of the following settings:

  • SFTP/SSH
  • SFTP (Allow SCP Fallback)
  • SFTP using SSH2
URL:  http://stu.westga.edu/~USERNAME
Extras:  Supports php
Set-up required: None 
Webspace Limit:  50 MB 

For Faculty, Staff, Departmental or Organizational webpages:

For detailed instructions on accessing your webpages using FileZilla click here.

For detailed instructions on accessing your webpages using Adobe Dreamweaver click here.


Host/Web Server: webfiles.westga.edu
Username: UWG ID Username
Password: UWG ID Password
Software Needed to Publish:

WinSCP or other compatible SFTP Software. Adobe Dreamweaver is also compatible.

NOTE: Microsoft FrontPage does not support SFTP, if you are using FrontPage please contact the Service Desk (678-839-6587 or servicedesk@westga.edu) for further instructions.

For WinSCP or other compatible SFTP clients, use one of the following settings:

  • SFTP/SSH
  • SFTP (Allow SCP Fallback)
  • SFTP using SSH2
URL:  http://www.westga.edu/~USERNAME 
Extras:  Supports php, cgi/perl, SSI 
Set-up required: None
Webspace Limit: Varies