Put this inside a file named .htaccess in the shared directory:

Options +Indexes
IndexOptions FancyIndexing IgnoreCase NameWidth=* SuppressDescription VersionSort Charset=UTF-8
IndexOrderDefault Descending Date
HeaderName HEADER.html

Create a file named HEADER.html and put some fancy intro or whatever, no need to use <html>, <head>, nor <body>. HEADER.html will be inlined inside of <body> of the automatically generated index html page.