Setting Permissions for Your public_html Directory
How to set correct permissions on your public_html directory
In order for all the files in your public_html directory to be visible on the web, you need to have the permissions set correctly. Setting permissions is most easily done using linux.
- Connect to best-tux.cae.wisc.edu and log in. The information found here might be of assistance. Don't change to a different directory - stay in your home directory when you log in.
chmod -R a+rX public_html
- The permissions on your public_html directory will be updated.
exitand [enter] to log out.