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Web Site Design, Getting Started with HTML

Web Site Design, Getting Started with HTML

This is a short introduction to writing HTML. What is HTML? It is a special kind of text document that is used by Web browsers to present text and graphics. The text includes markup tags such as to indicate the start of a paragraph, and to indicate the end of a paragraph. HTML documents are often refered to as “Web pages”. The browser retrieves Web pages from Web servers that thanks to the Internet, can be pretty much anywhere in World.

Web Site Design HTML  vs Website Design Page Editors

Web Site Design HTML vs Website Design Page Editors

It seems that everyone has a web page these days. Everywhere you look there is a this and a that. Even Socks, the president’s cat, has her own page. Robert Zakon states that the number of web sites has grown from 1 billion in 1997 to almost 10 billion today (2000). So where are these pages coming from, and how are they being created?

Web site Design in Dreamweaver, Website Design

Web site Design in Dreamweaver, Website Design

When working with Macromedia Dreamweaver MX for the first time, or on a new site for the first time, you need to define the Web site so that Dreamweaver can work with it. This process includes naming the site, placing the local files on a directory on your hard drive, and showing Dreamweaver where those files will be published on the Web. Follow these easy instructions to define a new Web site for Dreamweaver MX.

Web Site Design HTTP Primer, Website Design

HTTP is the language web clients (a browser) and web servers use to communicate with each other. When computers communicate with each other they use a protocol, an agreed language or medium of communication. HTTP, Hypertext Transfer Protocol is the foundation protocol of the world-wide web (WWW) and is used specifically for applications which involve hypertext.

History of Worldwide Web Design and Development

There have always been things which people are good at, and things computers have been good at, and little overlap between the two. I was brought up to understand this distinction in the 50s and 60s and intuition and understanding were human characteristics, and that computers worked mechanically in tables and hierarchies.

Web Site Design, Website Style Guide

Web Site Design, Website Style Guide

In the long run men hit only what they aim at. — Henry David Thoreau

THE FIRST STEP in website design is to define your goals. Without a clearly stated mission and objectives the project will drift, bog down, or continue past an appropriate endpoint. Careful planning and a clear purpose are the keys to success in website design, particularly when you are working as part of a development team.

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