The local library is a very basic web server. If you have it running on
a web accessible computer, then others will be able to see it. But we do
not recommend using it to serve your collections online. You should use
a proper web server and the web library.
There is a little bit about doing this at
Thomas Vandenberghe wrote:
> >From checking the manuals, how to put your collection online isn't
> wholly clear to me. Our current website is on a shared hosting, and I
> don't know yet if installing the web library there is possible. So
> I'll stick to the local library.
> It is mentioned on the wiki that "Please note that the local library
> is *quite capable* of serving Greenstone collections over a local area
> network or *the web* (despite its rather misleading name). ". How do
> I do serve my collections on the web with this method then? By
> installing the local library and exporting the final collections to
> html as described in "Building a small collection of HTML files"
> and putting these html files online?
> If the local library is "quite capable", what's the exact use of the
> web library?
> Thanks for clarifying!
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