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Build a Website for Free


Build yourself a state-of-the-art website.It’s incredibly easy... and it won’t cost you a dime! You need a website. But you don’t need the hassles that usually go with building one, or the expense of hiring someone else to do it. Here’s your solution: Build a Website for Free! You’ll learn how you can use new Web 2.0 technologies to create a site that’s impressive and effective. And here’s the best part: You’ll do it all with software and tools that won’t cost you a dime!

•        Plan, organize, and design a site that really works, using tools you can find for free

•        Discover the simple secrets of writing pages people want to read

•        Use video on your site—and get someone else to pay for hosting it

•        Add an easy-to-update blog and start building your own web community

•        Quickly and easily handle “nuts and bolts” tasks, from getting your site name to uploading your


•        Get your site picked up by Google, Yahoo!, and other search engines

•        Adapt your site for easy viewing on cell phones


Mark Bell is a Ph.D. student in the Indiana University Telecommunications department. He studies virtual worlds and mediated trust with the Synthetic Worlds Initiative and has spent 15 years in the computer industry. Mark created his first website in 1992, ran a web design company in the ‘90s, and consults on several academic web projects.


CATEGORY:  Internet/Web


Book News Annotation:

Bell (telecommunications, Indiana U.) ran a web design company during the 1990s, starts at the very beginning, explaining what a Web site is, then explains the steps by which to create one, get it onto the World Wide Web, and maintain it using open-source and other free software. He discusses choosing a location, gathering development tools, HTML, working with images, making the site mobile, promoting the website, building a wiki, and other matters. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Mark Bell is a Ph.D. student at Indiana University. He studies virtual worlds and their effect on social relations. Before returning to school, Mark worked for 15 years in the software industry as a technical writer, trainer, and developer. He started his first web design company in 1993 and has been making pages and managing websites ever since. He is the father of Jackson, 6, and the husband of Sarah “Intellagirl” Robbins. Mark blogs at blog.markwbell.com. He can be found on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Table of Contents

Part I: Planning and Designing your Website

1. The Order of Things

2. The Structure of Web Sites

3. Web Hosting

4. Designing Your Site

Part II: Your First Website

5. Gathering Your Tools

6. Getting Stuff To and From the Internet

7. Testing Your Website

Part III: HTML Basics

8. Learning How to Edit HTML

9. Working with Text

10. Working with Images

11. Working with Tables

12. Linking It All Together

13. Advanced HTML

14. How did they do that?

15. Making your Site Mobile

Part IV: Different Web Sites Plans

16. Building A Personal Site Using HTML

17. Building A Person Blog Using Wordpress

18. Building A Business Site Using A Content Management System

19. Building A Multimedia Website For Your Band

20. Building A Class Site Using A Wiki


A. HTML Commands

B. Free and Open Source Software Sites

Product Details

Internet - Web Site Design
Bell, Mark
Web - Page Design
Web sites
Interactive multimedia
Web sites -- Design.
Web site development
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
January 2009
Grade Level:
9.00x6.90x1.00 in. 1.25 lbs.

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