Create Your Own Website (3rd Edition)

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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By Tami (Calgary, Canada) · ★★★★☆ · October 09, 2008
The computer really has changed our lives. It seems like everyone is hooked up to the Internet. Today, most businesses have websites and a growing number of people are joining social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook.

Getting your own website, setting up a blog, or sharing your pictures... ...more
By Marva (Mesa, AZ) · ★☆☆☆☆ · March 27, 2012
The first couple chapters made it seem like this book was going to be helpful - but ultimately it wasn't. They focus about half the book on navigating specific software that I don't plan on using, and then the latter half is about using Facebook and YouTube. I think I know how to use those. I was... ...more
By Deirdre (Lucan, County Dublin, Ireland) · ★★★☆☆ · July 18, 2012
It uses Mozilla Composer which has been discontinued, the website templates are clunky looking and it dates from 2005 which is a world away from today's tools and look. The basics aren't different but it might frustrate some because things will probably not work like they should.

It was useful in... ...more
By Valerie (St. Albert, AB, Canada) · ★★☆☆☆ · August 31, 2008
This book is limited to 5 projects which kind of narrows its use. But it's good if your need falls within those 5 projects. ...more
By Anne (Australia) · ★★★☆☆ · August 31, 2012
Some useful ideas ...more