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FrontPage Chapter Two goes more in depth
from what we learned in Chapter one.
FrontPage2000 is part of the Microsoft
Office 2000 Software package, and is one of the most widely used, and highly
acclaimed, web site design assistors.
other things, it helps in creating background, bullets, headers, and more!
The University of Maryland image is a
hyperlink to the University homepage. Click
on it to show the class what a website looks like.
There are a plethora of search engines on
the internet, and they are very helpful when searching for hard to find
There are many benefits to a website and
little, if any, drawbacks. When needed,
create a webpage for your company/personal use so other people can access your
base of knowledge or resources.
While E-Bay.com may be good for
purchasing items off the web, A and B will help you find anything you want to
know about current events.
Navigation View is a viewing option where
you create an outline of the Web Page which shows the links between one page
Top Down is an option in Navigation
Following these steps allow you to use
the Drag and Drop Method
To enhance the webpage, and make it more
user friendly, it is imperative that you utilize these available and basic
Although it serves no browsing function,
this is the most prominent feature of the website, and should be made
A shared banner creates a standardized
background for the entire web site. Provides
a common theme which unites the separate pages in the web site.
Navigation Bars are links to other, more
important areas within the Web Site; such as “Home” or “Search” etc that are
found on every page on the Site.
A template sets the tone for a Web Site.
The red, yellow and blue squares and the fading gray line is the template for
this PowerPoint presentation.
is simply the consistent appearance of each page within the site. A solid page
design draws in and people and makes it more aesthetically pleasing
The Navigation bar is intended solely to
move the browser throughout the given Web Site and not the rest of the Web.
One should always use appropriate
graphics. Whenever possible use animated
and funny pictures, because they will make the web page more attractive.
Graphics are not always
self-sufficient. They usually need text
and context so that they do not look arbitrary and random.
Graphics have many benefits and are very
useful, but be aware of the many drawbacks—slow moving web pages and
distraction from content.
Notice that the
amount of, and randomness of, these graphics detracts from the content of this
Use scanned photographs sparingly,
because they do not produce crisp images.
Digital cameras provide clearer, crisper pictures.
Thumbnails reduce the size of normal
sized pictures, enabling you to put more images on a page then you could with
The most important thing to know about
graphics is that they can only be helpful to a certain extent, and once the
line is crossed, it becomes a detraction
Web Filing is the process of labeling and
saving Web Sites. It is less complicated
than changing the names of all of your Homepages.
All Homepages are saved as we have seen,
but the other pages you must name.
Appropriate naming is important to the organization of your Web Site.
Keeping the Web File names simple makes
maintenance and restructuring it easier.
Without using the proper citations, your
site can be cited for Copyright infringement.
The process is simple but important for the survival of your site.
There are many laws about when and how
to Copyright. That is why it is crucial
to research your material and where it is coming from. Make sure that you have permission to use
any material that you choose to put up on your site.
Make sure to communicate with the
visitors to your Site, so that they know you are working to improve and update
your site. Without this, viewers will
think that your site is lacking.
Without each of these 3 steps, the Web
Site is still incomplete and cannot be published, because if people visit the
site while it is unfinished it leaves a poor impression.
It is important to make sure that the
site is functioning properly and things that are no longer relevant are
removed or updated.
This is the final step in the completion
of your site. Getting it to a place
where the public can access it quickly and easily.
Remember, obtaining the rights to access
a server is the only way to get your site up on the Internet.
To ensure the maximum accessibility of
your site, make sure that users of all Web browsers can view the site.
Once you know that the site is
accessible, you might wonder how many people visit the site. A hit counter is a feature, provided by
FrontPage, that counts the number of visitors to a site.
The easier you make it for the public to
find your site, the more hits you will get.
If your website is truly beneficial to the public, by you are doing
them a service by making it easier for them to find it.
With publication, the most obvious steps
are complete; however, the most tedious is just beginning. Maintaining the Web Site is an ongoing
We hope you had fun.