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From: "Andrea Heslin" <>
Subject: Fw: [FreeHelp] How to get started
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2004 17:37:24 -0400
This was supposed to go to the group but it did not so I will try again.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrea Heslin" <>
To: "Michael Hymer" <>
Sent: Sunday, September 19, 2004 5:15 PM
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] How to get started
> I am glad you mentioned the Evrsoft program, 1st Page. I have not used it
> a few years but loved it when I was learning html. I downloaded it again a
> few hours ago in case I decide to revert back to it.
> A few really good books are: HTML Goodies by Joe Burns. He also has a
> tutorial on his website... www.htmlgoodies.com I strongly recomeend this
> book! *grin*
> I purchased FrontPage 2002 over a year ago and decided to force myself to
> use it today to start building my website. Much faster then typing all the
> html code. I still have the option tho to use html if I desire to. My
> husband bought me a book at our local Half Price Books titled The Complete
> Reference FrontPage 2002 by Martin S. Matthews and Erik B. Poulsen. I like
> this this book starts off with getting you to think about your website and
> the people who will be viewing it. It is also and easy read with plenty of
> diagrams to aid you. I do recomend this one highly. There is a CD that
> with it but I have not viewed it as of yet.
> My Ohio cemeteries website if up now but humble. I have only just began my
> work on it. Here is the link.
> As I said, I am still obviously working on it. I only truthfull started it
> today. My son was helping out but his schoolwork load is too much for him
> help out so I started the website from scratch today. I will be away for
> next few hours but will get back to it when I return. I hope to get some
> the photos posted tonight.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Hymer" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, September 19, 2004 4:10 PM
> Subject: RE: [FreeHelp] How to get started
> > You say you want to put something up quickly so I'm thinking WYSIWYG
> > you see is what you get) editor.
> > Next question: how much do you want to spend? Third: how much time and
> > effort are you willing to invest?
> > If you have a lot of money to throw around go with Dreamweaver. MX, I
> > believe, is the current version,
> > but you may be able to get an earlier version for less. FrontPage is
> > well - known WYSIWYG editor
> > that can be found in a stand alone version for much less than
> > but is nowhere near as good.
> > As has been mentioned here, it also comes bundled with some MS Office
> > versions.The free version,
> > FrontPage Express, is stripped down so there is a trade - off.
> > There is a learning curve associated with these programs even though you
> > don't have to know how to code html.
> > So plan on taking a tutorial or two. And if you are really serious about
> > design you will at some point need to
> > "get under the hood." This isn't like driving a car where you take it
> > the shop when it's broken - you are the
> > mechanic. I would suggest two editors (freeware) for download. Install
> > on your PC and play around
> > with them whenever you get the chance. The help menus in both will link
> > to tutorials and other learning
> > resources. Before you know it you'll be able to code this stuff by hand.
> > Hey, if I can do it...
> > HTML-Kit
> > http://www.chami.com/html-kit/download/
> > 1st Page 2000
> > http://www.evrsoft.com/download.shtml
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike & Donna [mailto:]
> > Sent: Sunday, September 19, 2004 1:52 PM
> > To:
> > Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] How to get started
> > Diane,
> > I don't know if you have Microsoft Word installed on your computer, but
> > just found a Webpage Wizard that will guide you through all of this.
> > been using File Manager (in Rootsweb) for over a year now on my own
> > but you have to do all the html. There are some wonderful tutorials on
> > to do this.......and its been my experience with this list that when you
> > need some help or guidance, you will find it.
> > Regards,
> > Donna
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