Building a website using free tools

There is a 12-step guide at http://www.clubi.ie/amhiggins/hibernia/basic.htm

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Clip art licensed from the Clip Art Gallery on DiscoverySchool.com

   
  


Netscape Composer is a free web page editor. What You See Is What You Get - WYSIWYG.

Download it at http://www.netscape.com

Netscape Navigator is a browser, not an editor

Netscape Navigator 8 does not have Composer. Look for 7.2 in the Archived products section. Here is a link to a useful site that will explain all. http://www.csulb.edu/~jvancamp/composer.html


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Winzip logo


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Clip art licensed from the Clip Art Gallery on DiscoverySchool.com


If you do not have Winzip on your computer you can download it from


http://www.winzip.com

Learn how to zip a folder on the Winzip site or...

How to zip and send a folder


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Kathy Schrock has free cartoons based on school themes on her clipart page:

http://school.discovery.com/clipart/


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If you want to make an e-mail link in your website,

  • type in some text (e.g. E-mail me)
  • select the text and go to the Links menu
  • type in mailto:your e-mail address
  • e.g. mailto:amhiggins@campus.ie

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You should download IrfanView if you haven't found it on your Induction disc.

Get it at http://www.irfanview.com


You will be able to create buttons or alter images and pictures by using this software.


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IrfanView logo


To find a picture on the Internet, go to

http://www.google.ie

Click on the Images link and type in what you are looking for. Make sure to use inverted commas if you have more than one word and use a + sign if the words or phrases are not necessarily meant to appear in a particular order
e.g. "Jamie Cullum"+"jazz". (Who is Jamie Cullum?)


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Here is a site where you can get some information about

©Lego Mindstorms

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Disclaimer: A M Higgins accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising as a result of use of or reliance on this website, nor for the accuracy or integrity of material accessed via links from this site.


© A M Higgins Updated in November 2005