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Web Design: Creating a Web Site

These sites feature HTML tutorials to help you create a Web site. Includes a thorough explanation of how a Web page works, plus tips on how to plan your content in advance and how to create an attractive site. There are tutorials geared for younger students as well as ones more appropriate for teachers and older students. Also includes assessment sheets for evaluating student Web sites and warnings about what type of information should NOT be included on student pages. There are links to other eTheme Resources on background images, free image collections, Dreamweaver, and Internet safety.


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Read about how Web pages work on this site. Click on "Print" to view the entire document in printable format. NOTE: This site includes banner ads, other types of ads, and sponsored links. NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites.
Learn HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, XML, and more. Includes access to a "Try It Yourself" editor, so you can see the results of your work in your browser. This site is geared more towards older students and teachers. NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites.
This Web Courcse includes an HTML course, tutorials, and video tutorials. Also includes links to lessons on CSS, Javascript, PHP-MySQL, AJAX, and Flash-ActionScript. This site is also geared towards older students and teachers. NOTE: This site includes banner ads and sponsored links. NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites.
This site is specifically geared toward helping kids learn HTML. This does a good job of covering the basics plus including information about frames, cascading style sheets, and javascript. Includes instruction on adding counters and guestbooks on your sites. NOTE: The site includes ads and pop-up ads. NOTE: The site has a link to a forum and a guestbook.
This award-winning site breaks the concepts into different chapters and offers review sections to make sure you understand.
Click on "Get Previous Version (Free)" to download a free HTML/CSS/XML editor.
Use this calculator to find colors' HEX or RGB values. This is useful when assigning colors to elements of a website. Includes samples, a random color generator, a table, and a "Save" feature.
This site has a comprehensive guide available in multiple languages that you can view online or download and print out. This is a comprehensive list of HTML code. This site is more appropriate for teachers and upper-grade level students. NOTE: The site includes ads.
This site is appropriate for teachers and high school students. This is a comprehensive site that offers HTML codes plus design and usability tips. NOTE: The site includes ads.
This page offers the latest news about the Web and is an important site for serious Web designers.
Explore these links and learn how to make your page more accessible to people with disabilities.
These sites have tips and advice on how children and young adults can use the Internet safely. Includes tips on surfing, chat rooms, and how not to give out personal information. There are online games and activities that teach lessons about Internet safety. There are also pledges and certificates that children can sign.
These sites are examples of Web sites created by students. For some pages, the students researched a topic and then wrote an online report with links. Other sites include student artwork.
Public domain images and images that may be free for educational use. Most sites are general collections, some focus on the Oregon Trail. Please read all copyright and use information before copying or downloading images.
These sites feature free background images that can be downloaded and used on your own Web site. Includes many colorful designs as well as backgrounds featuring animals and holiday themes.
These sites offer tutorials and tips for creating a web site using Dreamweaver MX. Teachers who have previously created web pages using Netscape Composer can open their existing files in Dreamweaver and resave them. Topics include text editing, image editing, tables, rollovers, style sheets, and more. Learn by watching videos and Flash presentations or reading step-by-step instructions. There are also school page templates available to download for free.

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