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Using Microsoft Word to Design a Web Space

To use Microsoft Word to design your web space, you must first map your network drive to your web space.

To design your web space: 

  1. Open Microsoft Word
  2. Select New to open a blank document on which to design your web space page. 
  3. Enter the content you want to include in your web space, for example:
    • Name of your web space page (ie. John’s Web Space)
    • About Me section with a photo to introduce yourself
    • Syllabus
    • Presentations
    • Links
    • Assignments
    • Guidelines
    • Portfolio
    • Research
    • Articles
    • Publications
  4. Save File

From the Menu Bar: 

    1. Click File.
    2. Select Save as.
    3. Locate and select the network drive you mapped for your web space.
    4. Rename the file to "index.html" in the File Name field.
    5. Select Web Page in the Save as type field.
    6. Click Save.
    7. Select Replace existing file in the dialogue box that says "The File index already exists."
    8. Click Ok.

Your web file has been created and added to your web space. To see your webpage, enter the following url into your web browser:

  • Students- https://student.utrgv.edu/firstpartofutrgvemail, (e.g., https://student.utrgv.edu/john.doe/).
  • Faculty- https://faculty.utrgv.edu/firstpartofutrgvemail, (e.g., https://faculty.utrgv.edu/john.doe/).

To learn more about this service, visit the Web Space service page.