WWW2 Server

The WWW2 Web server hosts html sites for student organizations and special departmental projects. 

The URL is http://www2.ecu.edu/yourdirectory.

Please review ECU's Information Technology Policies to ensure your site follows all applicable ECU guidelines.

To create a website for a class or other academic use, use the the self-service My Web interface. Department websites (except a special project) are created in the CommonSpot CMS.

Request the site

  • Visit the Web Hosting Support page.
  • Click on the Request Support button.
  • Complete the form with as much detail as possible.


Create the Pages

Using the authoring software of your choice, create and save your site pages on your computer.

Expression Web authoring software is free to faculty and staff through the ECU Download Center.

Be sure to name your home page one of the following:

  • home.html
  • home.htm
  • index.html
  • index.htm
  • default.html
  • default.htm

Upload the Pages

Method 1. File Transfer Protocol

Once the page/s are created on your computer, upload these pages to the WWW2 server using File Transfer Protocol (FTP) software. There are free-standing FTP programs, such as FileZilla, Fetch and others. Dreamweaver and Expression Web have a built-in FTP feature.

FTP instructions for Staff (PDF)
FTP instructions for Students(PDF)

Method 2. Mapped Network Drive

Rather than FTP, faculty and staff can also access an WWW2 site from a mapped drive on their campus computer (INTRA domain). Web pages can then be dragged from one folder to another. The mapped drive will be \\www2\wwwroot\yourfolder.