Create a 3-page web site
Copy and paste from the text box below to create new HTML documents.
Mozilla Thimble Lets you try out code in your browser.
The Firefox browser is the best choice for many people. It has fewer security problems than older versions of Internet Explorer on Windows, and more features than Safari on the Mac. You can download Firefox for free. Google's Chrome is also an excellent browser.
Several online tools allow you to validate your HTML, pointing out any syntax errors. The W3C's Markup Validator allows your to validate online files, files your upload, or html you paste in place.
The results can be a bit hard to interpret, however.
TextEdit, the text editor included in Mac OS X, needs some preferences changed to work well with HTML files. There are free text editors you could download which are better:
NotePad is a good simple text editor, that is included with Windows. You may need to look in the "Accessories" section within "All programs" in your Start menu. Important: Use NotePad, not WordPad.
NotePad does not recognize files ending in .html automatically. Use File->Open to access .html file, and choose "Files of type: All files" in the open dialog box, not "Files of type: text documents(*.txt)
If you are looking for more features, Notepad ++ is a good free text editor for Windows.Choose "Download 32-bit x86" to download.
PNG files can be 8 or 24 bit depth. 24 bit PNGs are very high quality, but will usually result in the largest files.
JPEG files use lossy compression to reduce file size, and speed loading. When you save a JPEG file, you can usually chose a range of quality options, with higher quality yielding larger files. At maximum quality, JPEG files are very close in quality to files saved with lossless compression.
At low quality settings, the loss of quality will be obvious.
The GIF file format is limited to 256 colours (8-bit colour) or fewer. 8 Bit PNG files are usually preferred, but the GIF format is unusual in that it can be animated.
Hover.com is a reasonably priced, easy-to-use registry.
There are tens of thousands of options.
are some reasonable starting points.
Want to skip the whole "do-it-yourself thing" but still want a web site you can change the appearance of? Try: