How to: Connect to your MyWeb website using Finder on your Mac


Use Finder to connect to smb://, where username is your eRaider account username.


NOTE: If you are off the TTU campus or in the TTU residence halls, you will need to establish a TTUnet VPN connection.

Follow the steps for connecting to a Windows server using Finder. For the "Server Address", use the path smb:// (e.g., smb://

If you are prompted for credentials, choose Registered User and type your information as shown below.

  • Name: your_TechMail_address (e.g.,
  • Password: your_eRaider_password


Finder will open a window to your MyWeb files.

example screenshot

You can publish your website by dropping your files into this folder. Any files or folders moved or copied to the "myweb" folder will be readable by the public over the web. You can create/edit files here to modify your website.

CAUTION: Any files you delete from here will be unrecoverable.

The name of the home page required is one of the following:

  • index.php
  • index.asp
  • index.aspx
  • index.htm
  • index.html
  • default.php
  • default.asp
  • default.aspx
  • default.htm
  • default.html
  • home.php
  • home.asp
  • home.aspx
  • home.htm
  • home.html

The web server will look for the file names in the order listed above. The file name is case sensitive. If you rename your home page file to one of these file names, then the page should show up when you go to your website's URL. Be sure you have your home page in the root directory of your account.