Misc Web Creation Information Sites

HTML: Hyper Text Markup Language, the most common scripting language used by web pages on the internet. For a very simple example of what goes into a HTML web page Click Here.

The following are links to a few of the millions of internet sites that will provide information on how to create a web page. Some of these sites should be considered the main authoritys since they represent THE standards organization in their area of specialty. MORE

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So You Want to Make A Web Page!
Forms Tutor
Table Tutor
Frames Tutor
Netscape 216 Color Chart
HTML RGB Color Chart
HTML Color tutor & Charts
Webmonkey Color reference chart
Another HTML Tutorial
HTML & other References
HTML Quick Reference & Special Characters
HTML Special Characters
The HTML Writers Guild
HTML practice pad
Home Page Help: Tips & Tricks for Pages that Need Improvement 10/2009
HTML help online
W3Schools 11/2005
www.w3schools.com/tags/default.asp HTML Tag Reference 11/2005
www.2createawebsite.com Beginners Guide 11/2005
www.how-to-build-websites.com Beginners Course 11/2005
www.html-html.com HTML Code Tutorial 11/2005
www.alvit.de/handbook Web Developers Handbook 11/2005
www.htmldog.com HTML and CSS Tutorials, References 11/2005
HTML Goodies 10/2001
www.javascriptkit.com Javascript tutorial and scripts
Web Developer 10/2001
HTML Source: site building info 1/2002
HTML Introduction 12/2002
Barebones Guide to HTML 9/2003
E-Mail Address Encryption programs 10/2003
DASCII Encryption program download 10/2003
Freebyte: Free Web Tools TONS of utilities 2/2005
Cheap Web Tricks: Free Web Tools 5/2005
The Freesite programs and services 3/2005
Spiders at Work webcamp 8/2005
Sitemap Generator 1/2006

Top Fifteen Mistakes of First Time Web Designers
Top Ten Ways to Tell if You Have A Sucky Home Page
Sucky to Savvy
Web Pages that Suck
HTML Hell Page
Why the Web Sucks 3/2001
Use IT: Web Site Useability

Browser/Web Statistics 3/2001
World Wide Web Consortium
WWWC HTML & validator
Advanced Web Topics
23 Sites with Detailed info. for the HTML Developer
Jakob Neilsen's Alertbox
Tracking Site Visitors
Free Stats: site visitor tracking there are lots of others
Free Idaho Web Page Counter
Encrypted Password Script- free
Password Gate- free
Password Protecting a Page
Website Scripts
Various Scripts
Krislyns Strictly Business
Net Tools
Response-O-Matic free, online form processor
Browser Capability Test Page
O'Reilly's Openbook Project
O'Reilly's CD bookshelf
Perl programming language for Web functions
PHP programming language for Web functions
MySQL free Database

Free MIT Courses

Clark Connect Home Server program
Deleted Domains
Dyndns.org Dynamic IP addressing
602LAN Suite 2004 Free Email Server for MS

WHOIS Web Domain identifyer
DSL Webserver Tech Information
Useability First
Domain Bank Search & Registery

Dealing with a Joe Job fighting a sites abused e-mail address 3/2005
NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing Applications) Webmaster Group

A Few Web Page Editors

Text Editors
MS Notepad !! My main editor.
Lemmy: VI for Windows

Microsoft FrontPage
NVU Free WYSIWYG Web Authoring System for Windows, Mac & Linux
First Page Free HTML editor / website builder
Mozilla Composer Web authoring system
OS Commerce Free Open Source Online Shopping system

HTML Validator Programs

WWWC Validator Service

FTP Programs

WS_FTP: FTP Client for Windows Alternate Site
Cute FTP

Free Site Hosts Lists

Yahoo's List of Some Sites that host Free Web pages
Misc Free Stuff
Whois: host site info
also Whois.org: Whois: host site info

apache.org: Apache Web server software: most use of the entire web

Low Cost Hosts Lists

Low Cost Site Hosts
Go Daddy
2M Host
1&1 Host

Tri-Cities LOCAL ISPs

www.xtn.net East Tennessee Net
www.chartertn.net Charter Cable

www.mounet.com Mountain Net

www.netelos.net NeTelos
www.preferred.com Preferred Net
www.bridgenettn.com Bridgenet

Misc Internet Applications
Search Engines
Misc Reference Sites

L33T Translator: Passwords?
Another L33T Translator: Passwords?

IF your object in creating a web page is mainly just playing around to see if you can create a simple page, or to create the most fantastic page that includes all the bells and whistles you have seen elsewhere, BUT you have no particular focus or purpose for your page, THEN you can feel free to use any tools, format, or browser, and include any gee-haw wizzy cool thing, music, video, etc. that trips your trigger. Your main object is to please yourself.

HOWEVER, if your object is to create a useful site that users will want to bookmark and return to because it has something they need, then you will need to consider many things when designing your site. The above sources go into much better detail than I ever could, but I will try to outline some of the main points I think are worth considering here:


last updated October 27, 2009

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