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I originally included this page because I wanted to provide a link to Joe Bartas HTML Tutorial "So you want to make a web page". Since then I have included links to all the resources that I have used to put together our web pages and generally learn about computers. The more you rummage around the more you find but more importantly, the more you learn about the business of 'how to find the answer on the internet'.

We registered our domain name in late 1997 and straight away started trying to work out how to put up a web site. We prepared all the text and photos in MS-word. I looked at a few examples of html code and I thought it looked difficult.

I decided there must be an easier way to do it. I looked at 'Microsoft Front Page' and found there was nothing easy about it.

We had all the hard copy for our web pages and I spent two years wondering how we were going to get them up and running.

In the end I very nearly paid a large sum of money to someone to 'do' our web pages for us. Fortunatly I came across Joe Bartas free html tutorial. It took me four days to learn html and put 7 good pages on the internet.

Click on Joes 'spazzman' logo to go to his site. Joes pages take a few seconds to open so please be patient.

After you have made your web pages you will need to transfer them to the computer that is hosting your domain. For this you need File Transfer Protocol software.

WS FTP 95LE is excellent and it is still free to home users and schools. They have recently upgraded it and changed the wording on the download site because I suppose, a lot of non-schools and non-home users were taking it without paying. Just download the 'evaluation copy', register yourself properly as a home user and the 'evaluation copy' will not expire. Some ISPs and Web Hosting companies will give a copy in their package. You can click on the logo and go to the official WS FTP site or, theres a link to it from WUGNET where it is still advertised as free.
7th Dec 2001 WS FTP LE 'Limited Edition' is still free to home users. This is not clear from the Ipswitch site, better to go to WUGNET or ZDnet or Download.com

JPEG or GIF. Choose the right format and also the right size. A good quality image and the right size for use on a web page or for attaching to an email could be 25kb or less! A big image would be around 70kb and someone would need a very special reason to send an image that is more than about 150kb. How many times have you received emails with attached images that are several hundred kb or even 1 mb or more and take forever to download? Click here to go to a page on jpg or gif.

Media Builder site to get free tutorials and material.

Windows Users Group Network. Shareware, Downloads, Advice, Tutorials all in association with Microsoft Windows..

WinGuides Network and Software Windows tips, tools and tweakers. All sorts of stuff for doing unusual things with Windows operating systems.

All of these sites Nonags, Download.com and ZDnet are full of free software, free advice, tutorials etc. ZDnet in particular goes from the 'novelty screensaver' end right into fairly deep technical stuff.

All of these sites Nonags, Download.com and ZDnet are full of free software, free advice, tutorials etc. ZDnet in particular goes from the 'novelty screensaver' end right into fairly deep technical stuff.

All of these sites Nonags, Download.com and ZDnet are full of free software, free advice, tutorials etc. ZDnet in particular goes from the 'novelty screensaver' end right into fairly deep technical stuff.

Webmonkey. All sorts of Web Developer tools, ideas, tutorials and giveaways.

The JavaScript Source is an excellent JavaScript resource with tons of "cut and paste" JavaScript examples for your web pages. Includes simple novelties and serious useful stuff, all for free!

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