Stake Your Claim On The Web!
By BB Lee
Once upon a time the World Wide Web was a vast new wilderness, waiting for new settlers to discover their hidden territory. Now, that's changed. As many new Entrepreneurs are parking their sites left and right, grabbing a piece of the web for their own personal or business pages.
With a bit of work and dedicated perseverance you can claim your own piece of the World Wide Web.
Most Internet service providers offer their customers a space to place a basic home page on the World Wide Web. With the basic home page you will get your very own URL. (Universal Resource Locater)
This will be your personal address on the web. Now, anyone who knows your URL will know how to contact you on the World Wide Web. Even if they are on the other side of the world!
Many places exist where you can easily set up a free home page account. Here are a few popular choices:
You could also surf to http://www.google.com...
Type Free Web Host into the search box. And then check out the top Free Web Host. Comparing their services.
Here are a few cool reasons to start a Web Page:
-Use your new Web Page to start a business idea.
-Advertise where guest can find your Wedding.
-Information on an upcoming family reunion.
-To put together a class reunion and find classmates.
-Publish your ideas about life to the world.
-Publish your works of art and literature to the world.
-Build a page to help with a charity or personal project.
Web pages are written in HTML. This is a special language read by computers. There are special editors that will let you compose HTML documents quite easily.
Microsoft Front Page
Or you could download one of the WYSIWYG editors. (What You See Is What You Get!)
With these editors you can easily compose a web page without knowing any HTML at all.
So, what are you waiting for? If you are in a hurry download one of the WYSIWYG editors and spend one afternoon playing around with the controls until you understand them.
Or use the editor at one of the free website host to compose your first Home Page on the Web. The web host will usually supply examples and give you complete instructions on how to set up that first web page. Plus most of the free web host supply users with WYSIWYG Editors. Composing your first web page could not be easier!
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