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  • Started 1 year ago by XxChungxX
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XxChungxX
XxChungxX
Posts: 91

Hey, I'm a college student and i need to make a website.
My website has to be different from the others, they use publisher, and help from wix.com

I want to make mine a little different you guys,
got any ideas or help tips, ANYTHING? :P

Want to make a Website! :D

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warlock
warlock
Posts: 4100

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjDnGBrhhaQ Maybe it could be about nothing.

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XxChungxX
XxChungxX
Posts: 91

lol?

I don't know..

umm, yea!
i want it on computers.

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warlock
warlock
Posts: 4100

Well, most websites have content or items interest at least. What do you have to offer?

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XxChungxX
XxChungxX
Posts: 91

oh okay,

well, i need some website editing tools.

or some website manager.

or a software that helps you create websites

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watsona80
Posts: 1

Blogger or Wordpress.com maybe?

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XxChungxX
XxChungxX
Posts: 91

ok, thanks

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Use Notepad and then change saved file to .htm extension.

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edmenje
edmenje
Posts: 279

If you're looking for a basic page editor you have different choices like Amaya or KompoZer which is also available as a portable app from portableapps.com. I tried KompoZer a while back and I was probably being way too choosy about how my html was structured and ended up fighting with it, but if you're not as anal-retentive as I am about how pristine the underlying code is, it will make you a good website and guide you through your choices then generate the code needed to achieve what you want.

I myself actually ditched KompoZer in favor of learning to write the code in a text editor, but you're probably not looking to become a full-time web designer like I have been working at becoming. So go for it dude, one of those would probably fit your needs, there are others, but I am not familiar with them, just google WYSIWYG Web authoring freeware.

And if you really want to dive headlong into the deep end of the pool, you could install an xaamp server and Wordpress on your computer and develop a site locally before putting it up on a public web server. And a Wordpress site would definitely be different than a website created in Publisher.

All open source and free software.

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SarahJames
SarahJames
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All you need is Coffeecup :)

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peternik
Posts: 4

How different you want it to be? You can start a blog, and then write some blogs which makes the difference.

good blog can be outstanding from others.

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padda
Posts: 2

can you say Anny thing about what type of website you gonna make? it will be easyer to help you if we know that

First post :D

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vistamike
vistamike
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justme2000, that really is a great help.

Google is not always the answer my friend!

Do you have anything to offer at all?

The OP asked here hoping to resolve his quest / request.
The posts, in effect, asks our members if they might have known trustworthy and knowledgeable sites

Mike

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XxChungxX
XxChungxX
Posts: 91

thanks guys, i appreciate this.

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XxChungxX
XxChungxX
Posts: 91

i would like to make a personal or helping website on computers.

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SarahJames
SarahJames
Posts: 6581

They boys have been bugging you about what the content will be, but in fact that doesn't change the tools you need to make it ;)
I still suggest you take a look at coffeecup free html editor.
It has a lot of inbuild tools to help you create the site, but also gives you a view of what the html code looks like, so you learn as you go :)

If you want a WYSIWYG editor Kompozer is the best free option.
i tend not to like WYSIWYG editors since they also put a lot of junk in your code and you don't relly learn to understand the code.

Goodluck!

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owen123
owen123
Posts: 800

Try This

Its doesn't have that many themes, but then it is free.

Owen

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RRRoman
Posts: 53

It depends on how advanced you want your site to be. When I was starting out making web pages I used notepad because software for html editing seemed redundant at that level... So if you plan on using other languages than just html, such as PHP or C# for (ASP .net or razor) than you could check eclipse for their php editor and look for any free versions of visual studio at microsoft... otherwise in case you only plan on using html and perhaps some scripts (i.g javascript) you could use notepad++, it is free and has syntax highlighting and you can check + debug your scripts with webbrowser by hiting F12 in Chrome and/or installing a Firebug addon to Mozilla Firefox.

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XxChungxX
XxChungxX
Posts: 91

my website is going to be the best!! (and i'm pretty advance making)

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RRRoman
Posts: 53

Well a good/best website does not imply a lot of fancy-xxxx functions. In my own opinion a good site can be produced with notepad(++) just make sure it has good content and is easy to navigate in. But if you want it to be all flashy and have cool functions you might want to get some a bit more advanced software and unfortunately I do not know any free ones.

Edit by mod. Language please

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