Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Whipping out as in Web Pages-Rick?
- Thanks Rick, I may try "geocities" first to play
around some. When I understand something about making
a site I will check out the one you use. I don't want
adds and other junk to ride on my site so I expect I
will get a '"paid" site. Bill
--- Risk <ra1@...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Bill__________________________________
> <bfornshell@y...> wrote:
> > Hi Rick, I have looked at your Hiking information
> > your Web Site several times. You seem to "Whip"
> > pages out in what seems to be an very quick way.
> > I want to make a web page for Hiking and Gear
> > and there may be others in the group that might
> > to also. What do you suggest for a web service or
> > what ever that would be simple for a persons first
> > try? Bill
> There are oodles of places on the web to learn about
> posting pages.
> My first web pages were written on a free site
> provided by Geocities:
> There is lots of advertising added by the geocities
> people, but it is
> a good place to learn how to do pages.
> Many ISPs give their subscribers some space to build
> a homepage. I'd
> check to see if yours does before going to
> One good thing about geocities is that there is a
> lot of information
> for the members about how to build pages. They have
> editor programs
> to build pages too.
> But if you end up wanting more than a couple linked
> pages, it usually
> works better to buy some space from a hosting
> service which does not
> add advertising when your page is displayed.
> Careful shopping will
> reveal some pretty good deals.
> For instance, the ISP I have offers a good deal:
> You get your own domain (like www.imrisk.com) and 50
> megs of storage
> for a year all for a once a year price of $35. I
> think this is a
> really nice way to enter the world of homepages
> without advertising.
> (If you go there to build a page, please let them
> know that I sent
> you! It's worth a couple bucks to me if you are
> referred to them)
> After you have a place to host your pages, there are
> only 3 more
> - An editor to write HTML files. FrontPage is what
> I use, but the
> free Composer in Mozilla's browser is perfectly
> - A free FTP program to move files from your
> computer to the ISP's
> site (Try downloading WS_FTP95 LE for this.)
> - An idea of what you want to put on a page.
> Then start playing.
> Fair warning: This stuff is addicting.
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