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I'm sorry if this sounds a little trivial for some of you. But the title basically says it. I need to make a website for some school project. It's going to have 5 web pages inside it (sorry for my phrasing). It's for this Toshiba explora vision competition thing. Anyways that's basically it, it has to be free. Thanks in advance.
    
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post #2 of 11
Hate to be totally vague, but a simple google search will get you further than it will on here with such a broad question. If you were more specific in what you needed at one peticular point in the creation of it, we would be of more help, but I suggest you start here and google or bing your way from there.

http://www.boutell.com/newfaq/creating/hostmyown.html
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Well you need a system to host the site (rented or owned), you need a web server program (Apache/IIS) and you need the actual code for the site.

Do you have any of these things yet?
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post #4 of 11
A website can be in many formats. The most simplest formats out of all of these is HTML.

You can make a simple website easily using nothing but Notepad, and a basic knowledge of HTML coding (which is easy to learn).

I recommend starting with a site like this and work your way through.

Good luck
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http://www.webs.com/
hope that helps!
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post #6 of 11
^used that service, it sucks

Go google sites. If it's for school ,they won't care - I'm assuming you don't want to code it yourself just for school
Or if you want a cooler one, go with "ucoz" (google it)

Although, if it's a competition and you need to learn HTML yourself then w3schools.com is your guide for a long, long time.
Edited by srsdude - 1/18/11 at 5:44pm
post #7 of 11
I think the school project wants him to have an actual knowledge of building websites from scratch, not getting a program or website to do it for him.

Webs.com would be an OK host though.
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post #8 of 11
i never read thr op lol. i thought he just needed a quick way to make a website for presenting data or something
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post #9 of 11
seeing as it's your first time making one, i assume its going to be quite basic.

try out Adobe Dreamweaver or the like. There are heaps and heaps of tutorials on every stage of development.
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post #10 of 11
<html>
<head>
<title>Hello world</title>
</head>
<body>
Hello world
</body>
</html>

your very first webpage
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