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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies by Fred Gerantabee, Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 3: Creating a Website

In This Chapter

check.png Creating a site

check.png Adding pages to your site

check.png Adding images to pages

check.png Keeping track of your website files

check.png Discovering HTML and HTML5

In this chapter, you see the basic steps for putting a website together, from creating your first new, blank site to adding files to websites to playing (just a little) with HTML.

Website Basics

A website is a collection of related pages linked to one another, preferably in an organized manner. With the proper planning and a goal in sight, you can easily accomplish the task of creating an outstanding website. Figure 3-1 shows the general structure of a website. A website starts with a main page (or its home page), the central link to other pages in the site. The main page is also the page viewers see first when they type your URL in a browser. The main page is typically named index.html but may also be index.htm or even default.htm. Check with your service provider to find the correct name.

Figure 3-1: The ...

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