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HTML TUTORIAL - CREATING WEB PAGES OFFLINE If you are interested in learning about making web pages offline with an HTML editor like HTML-KIT, then please see my tutorial.
YAHOO! PAGE BUILDER. See my Page Builder help pages to learn how to use it and the problems you many run into with using it.
DYNAMIC HTML & CASCADING STYLE SHEETS TUTORIAL! An easy way to learn a difficult subject. A detailed Reference section with almost all the element properties you will need.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY About Wise Old Man's Help Pages - read some of the compliments from homesteaders.
ANIMATION! A detailed explanation on building animated graphics Included is the location of a free animation maker along with extensive screen snapshots on using it to make a simple animated graphic.
MEDIA BUILDER An outstanding site for graphic libraries plus 3D TEXT, ANIMATED BANNERS, AND BUTTONS that you can MAKE ONLINE.
Construct your web pages offline using a HTML editor or a word processor program (See: OFFLINE EDITING). Offline editing means:
If you don't have an Offline HTML Editor, you can download a Great, FREE HTML Editor, HTML-KIT, at:
Other HTML editors can be found at:
|USING A WORD PROCESSOR|
You can use a word processor program like WORDPAD or NOTEPAD to create and edit your web pages by doing the following:
|File/Menu Common To Many Page|
|Domain Name Information|
|Interested in a Domain Name, e.g. www.myownname.com? Then get some inside information about where to get a domain name, where to host it and about using GeoCities for a host -> Domain Name Info|
|You can now re-direct a mailto: form to any other web page!|
|GeoCities Is Now cASe SenSiTIve!|
|All files in GeoCities, including yours, are now case sensitive, i.e. the file MyPage.HTML is not the same file as mypage.html. Recommendation: Use all lower case for all file names, i.e. web pages, graphics, music and sounds.|
|Visitors To My Site|
People from 123 countries have visited these pages. The vast majority of visitors to my site come from the USA. All States are represented with the top six being:
|CSS Navigation Menu Bar|
|I have modified the code for the best navigation menu bar so you can now use it on your pages.|
|Everyone who uses forms can now validate the various entries by going to Form Validation.|
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|SPYWARE - BEWARE!|
|Do you know that you may have programs on your PC that, whenever you are connected to the web, report back to some unknown source what you are doing on the web, what sites you visit and, perhaps, what ads you click on? For more information, CLICK HERE!|
|CROSS BROWSER BLUES!|
|There is a difference between how Netscape and Microsoft IE display a web page. If you are making web pages that will be seen on the internet, then you need to understand these differences and plan accordingly for them. Read this interesting article by Bruce Steward from the Web tools.com.|