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If you are creating your web page for the first time, it is recommended that you go to each of the sections in the order they are presented below.
Creating a new page and adding text
The Formatting menu will allow you to change the format of your text to headings, bulleted text, etc.
The Font Type will allow you to change how people view the fonts on your page. Tip: Leave it as Variable Width. If you change this setting people may not be able to view the font you specified.
The Size menu will allow you to change the size of the text.
The Color menu will allow you to change the color of your text.
The Style menu will allow you to change the style of your text to bold, italics or underlined . The fourth button in the Style menu will remove all style from the selected text.
The List type menu is used when you want to create a bulleted or numbered list.
The Alignment menu is used to increase or decrease indentation and also to change the alignment (left, right or centered).
The example below shows the previously typed text "My Web Page" with formatting and style settings:
As you can see, the text is now in Heading 1 format in dark blue italics and it has been centered.
There are a few different types of links. You can have a link to a different page in your account, a completely different page on the Internet, or to a different section of your current page (commonly known as targets or anchors).
To link to another page you've created:
**Please note: For the link to work properly, you will need to publish the file you have linked to. Please see the Publish section for instructions on how to do this.
To link to an external page:
To link to another section in your page:
To do this you will be using both Targets and Links. Targets allow the page (whether inside the same document or a linked document) to be repositioned when the user clicks on a link. For example, a table of contents at the top of a document can be composed of a set of links. If the user clicks on one of those links, the document will quickly be repositioned to the appropriate part that the user is interested in reading.
First you need to create your target:
To select a background image:
One of the most important steps to creating your page is saving it. To save your page, click on the Save button on your toolbar.
The main page that you want people to go to should always be named index.html. Your other pages can be named anything, but it's best if you use just one word, all lower-case letters with no spaces.
The first time you save your page you may get a window that asks you for the Page Title.
You can enter whatever you'd like here -dashes, spaces, commas, etc. When you access your page on the Internet you'll see the title in the top left-hand corner of your screen. When you're done, click on OK.
When you are finished creating your page, you need to publish it to allow others to see it on the Internet. Do not use Netscape Composer's FTP because it is not secure which is required by our server. Be sure to save the document to your computer.
For directions on how to publish click below.