Create Your Own Website

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Sams, 2006 - Computers - 215 pages
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A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0672330024 ISBN-13: 9780672330025

6 Easy Projects in full color

Family or Personal Website, eBay Store to Sell Products, Online Storefronts, Websites to Share Images, Blogging Websites, Creating a Profile on MySpace

Get ready to see just how fun and easy it is to create your own websites!

As the popularity of the Internet and World Wide Web have risen over the past decade, virtually all businesses have established an online presence. Many individuals, too, have left their imprint on the web, creating a family website or posting vacation pictures. If you want to join the millions of people who have created websites, but fear you lack the background or expertise for such an endeavor, this book is for you!

Understand how to:

  • Create websites that can be as easy as using a word processor
  • Share your family pictures with friends and relatives
  • Start blogging with Blogger
  • Sell products and services online by creating your own web storefront
  • Create an eBay store
  • Make new friends on MySpace

6 Easy Projects

In this book you'll see just how easy it is to create your own website. The CD included with this book contains professional website templates and a free web page editor. With the web page editor you can quickly and easily customize the templates into your very own personal websites. Better still, using the editor is as simple as using a word processor

It's just point and click!

CD-ROM includes:

  • HTML templates for quickly creating your website
  • Mozilla Composer, a free HTML editing program


1 Creating Your First Web Page

2 Creating a Website

3 Creating a Family/Personal Website

4 Creating an Online Storefront

5 Selling Products with an eBay Store

6 Creating a Blog with Blogger

7 Sharing Images Online with Snapfish

8 Hanging Out and Making Friends at MySpace

9 Bonus Material


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Table of Contents Registering a Domain Name
Serving Web Pages with
Starting Mozilla Composer 14 Specifying Image Properties

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About the author (2006)

Create Your Own Website is author Scott Mitchell's seventh book, his others being: Sams Teach Yourself Active Server Pages 3.0 in 21 Days (Sams); Designing Active Server Pages (O'Reilly); ASP.NET: Tips, Tutorials, and Code (Sams); ASP.NET Data Web Controls Kick Start (Sams); Teach Yourself ASP.NET in 24 Hours (Sams); and Teach Youself ASP.NET 2.0 in 24 Hours (Sams). Scott has also written dozens of magazine articles, as well as over one thousand online articles on his website,

Scott's non-writing accomplishments include speaking at numerous technical user groups and conferences across the country. Scott has also taught numerous web technology classes at the University of California-San Diego University Extension. In addition to teaching and writing, Scott also is a software developer. He works as an independent consultant and has authored and sold a number of commercial software applications.

Scott lives in San Diego, California with his wife, Jisun, and dog, Sam. You can learn more about Scott at or at his blog,

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