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Mac OS® X Snow Leopard™ All-in-One for Dummies® by Mark L. Chambers

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Chapter III.7. Crafting a Web Site with iWeb

In This Chapter

  • Introducing the iWeb window

  • Planning your site

  • Adding a new site and pages

  • Editing pages

  • Setting site and page attributes with the Inspector

  • Publishing sites to the Internet

I keep telling everyone who'll listen: The Web is simple. Or at least it should be.

Kids in preschool these days know how to use a browser. Millions of people contribute to Facebook pages, help to create the dynamic reference wonder that is Wikipedia, and correspond effortlessly through Web-based e-mail. Yet there's one untamed wilderness that many Mac owners haven't explored — or even set foot in! That's the jungle of HTML, the language used to create Web pages. HTML is complex, and it's not particularly fun, either. Have you thrown up your hands and declared, "I guess I'll never get my own Web site on the Internet?"

Forget your Web site envy, fellow Mac enthusiast! With iWeb, Apple has provided a guide through that untamed wilderness . . . and suddenly it's as easy and fun to create a Web site as it is to make a movie or write a song with your Mac. In this chapter, you discover how to design a site, import your own photos, and add all sorts of different pages.

Soon, you'll proudly hold your head up high and declare to the world, "I am a Webmaster!"

Looking around the iWeb Window

All of iWeb's features and controls fit into a single window, naturally, just as it does in iPhoto and iMovie. (I agree with the Apple software designers: Multiple windows equals confusing ...

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