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The ABCs of Building a Web Site

The ABCs of Building a Web Site

This beginner's tutorial is a guide through the entire process of building a Web site. The tutorial has six chapters.
Chapter 1 - Hosting Your Site
Chapter 2 - What the Heck is HTML?
Chapter 3 - The Domain Name Game
Chapter 4 - Web Graphics Basics
Chapter 5 - Top Ten Signs of an Amateur Site
Chapter 6 - Promoting Your Web Site


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Lynn Aaron
Lynn Aaron (Faculty)
12 years ago
This site provides basic understanding of how a Web site gets online. This
includes information about finding a host and registering for a domain name.
Later sections discuss features that distract from Web pages and suggestions on
how to promote a site. The writing style is clear and conversational, often
providing small insights that might be assumed (and therefore overlooked) by
more experienced developers.

While specifics may not be up-to-date, the site provides basic understanding and
could be a useful start for someone interested in putting up a Web site for the
first time.

I was surprised that links are not provided for several useful references.

Technical Remarks:

HTML only.
Used in course? Yes
Dr. Judy Ann Serwatka
Dr. Judy Ann Serwatka (Faculty)
13 years ago
As a tutorial, this site is useful for someone who does not know anything about
building a Web site. It explains the basic concepts involved in Web site
creation, including a very good explanation of HTML and other concepts. Very
useful for a novice Web designer.
Used in course? Yes