November 4, 2005
Dear CNET members,
A couple of weeks ago, I promised you that I'd share some photos of my Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, vacation. Well, here they are. I hope you enjoy them, and if you're ever planning a vacation, I highly recommend Puerto Vallarta. I had a wonderful time there. Now let's tackle Bruce's new adventure in creating his own Web site.
Bruce, I'm glad to hear that you'll eventually contribute to the World Wide Web with your own personal content. I am a firm believer that the more people who can contribute to the Web, the better off the cyberworld will be. So hats off to you for wanting to share. I'm not as HTML savvy as some of my coworkers, but I personally discovered that learning HTML from scratch is the best way to start. While I have nothing against WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) Web page creation utilities, such as Microsoft's FrontPage, nothing beats learning it bare-bones, which gives you the full understanding of what's happening behind the scenes. That way, if you ever want to go beyond the basics, you won't be at the mercy of a Web creation program. Ultimately, it is up to you. So to get this topic kicked off, I present to you this week's winning answer by Carlene. There are all sorts of great recommendations from our members this week, so Bruce and others, please go through all the honorable mentions and other suggestions by our members. With all this information at hand, I hope all of you newbies to Web design will get a good start to your new adventure. Thanks for your contributions!
Member Question of the Week
The time has come for me to finally create my own Web site. I
have Cox cable as my ISP, and they gave me 70MB of Web space.
This will be a first-time thing for me, so I was wondering,
what is the recommended software for creating Web
sites? The tech guy at Cox recommended Microsoft FrontPage,
but I prefer not to use Microsoft products if possible. I'm
also interested in learning some code, such as HTML. Where
can I learn about that? Are there any places where I can go
to learn about Web page creation?
Welcome to the Net, Bruce! I'm glad that you want to start learning how to create your own Web space. Everyone ought to learn in their own way how to create the best Web site they can with little difficulty in doing it. It all depends on how well you can learn in the time that you want to devote to it. Although I've learned how to use HTML code at school, it isn't all that hard to learn, depending on...
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