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Tutorial … Creating a Website 1. Create Website folder and image folder 2. Put all images in your image folder 3. Open Notepad (Windows) or Open Text. Edit and set preferences (Macintosh) 4. Set up text editor and Browser display windows. 5. Copy / edit HTML in your editor.
Step 1: Set up folders for your Website Documents website-name 1 -name 2 images . html files. jpg files. gif files. png files (other resource files)
Step 1: Name your folders and files carefully!!! File naming conventions: 1) No CAPITAL letters!!! 2) Use “-” not “_“ or not “ “ between words. 3) Create long, descriptive names that have a hierarchy. - school-name-index. html - school-name-hobbies. html - school-name-games. html
Step 2: Put images in your images folder. You can search for. jpg or. gif or. png images in Google and File Save them in your images folder. You can create a drawing in Power. Point. File / Save As that slide as a. jpg in your images folder. Remember to name them according to our file naming conventions.
Step 3: How to get Notepad (Windows) 1. Click on ‘Start’. 2. Click on ‘Programs’. 3. Click on ‘Accessories’. 4. Click on ‘Notepad”.
Step 3: How to get Text. Edit (Macintosh) In Finder go on the top menu bar to the item that says Go. Under that click “Applications”. Scroll down through that page and find the application called Text. Edit. Double click to open it.
Macintosh Preferences Setup What you will see
Macintosh Preferences Setup What you need to do to get text edit to write HTML Go to the menu bar and click text edit. You will see this menu. Click on the item that says “Preferences”.
Macintosh Preferences Setup Preferences-New Document Click the “New Document” tab at the top. Change all the preference to look like the picture on the next page. The goal is to open and save files in plain text format with UTF-8 encoding
Macintosh Preferences Setup
Macintosh Preferences Setup Preferences-Open and Save Click the tab on top and change it to “Open and Save”. Compare and change your preferences to the picture on the next slide.
Macintosh Preferences Setup
Step 4: HTML Text Editor … Browser Set up your text editor and browser so you can edit the HTML and see how the browser interprets your edits. You must save your edits in the text editor and then refresh the browser to view the changes.
Step 5: How to get source code. 1. 2. 3. 4. Open a simple website design you like. Click on ‘View’ and then ‘View Source’. or Click on ‘Page’ and then ‘Source’. Copy all the HTML code. Paste the HTML code into your Notepad or Text. Edit text editors.
Step 5: Opening. html files When you open the. html file if you double click it it will open in your default browser. To edit your web page, open the. html file in Notepad or Text. Edit (Windows) Right Click on the. html file and then ‘Open With’ Notepad. (Macintosh) Control click on the. html file and then ‘Open With’ Text. Edit.
Step 5: Opening. html files (Macintosh) When you Control Click on your. html file, this screen will come up. Move you mouse over the button that says open with. Click the one that says text edit.
Step 5: (Macintosh) Saving. html files (Macintosh) Go to the menu bar and click “Save as”. The saving screen should come up.
Step 5: (Macintosh) Set the spot to save the document to your website folder. (or save to your desktop and drag it to your website folder) Name the document descriptively and make sure that at the end of the file name you put “. html”. (website-name-section. html) Make sure that plain text encoding is set to Unicode (UTF-8). Then click save.
Step 5: Change the background color and the title text and the image name. File Save, then Refresh your browser to view edits.