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Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Whipping out as in Web Pages-Rick?

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  • Bill Fornshell
    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
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 21, 2004
      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 hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, Bill
      > Fornshell
      > <bfornshell@y...> wrote:
      > > Hi Rick, I have looked at your Hiking information
      > on
      > > your Web Site several times. You seem to "Whip"
      > new
      > > pages out in what seems to be an very quick way.
      > >
      > > I want to make a web page for Hiking and Gear
      > Making
      > > and there may be others in the group that might
      > want
      > > to also. What do you suggest for a web service or
      > > what ever that would be simple for a persons first
      > > try? Bill
      > >
      > >
      > 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:
      >
      > http://geocities.yahoo.com/
      >
      > 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
      > Geocities.
      >
      > 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:
      >
      > http://www.catalog.com/free_hosting.html
      >
      > 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
      > requirements:
      > - An editor to write HTML files. FrontPage is what
      > I use, but the
      > free Composer in Mozilla's browser is perfectly
      > adequate.
      > - 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.
      >
      > Rick
      >
      >





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