Introduction to Web Creation iMet Tool Training
Basic Principles • Have a plan • Focus on the content and communication • Make navigation logical and consistent • Design for everyone- use alt tags to comply with ADA- design for lower resolutions (800x600) • Practice clean file management
Terminology • HTMLHypertext Markup Language • HTML FileA web page built from HTML • Index FileThe home or main page of a web site or folder in a web site (index.html) • Root FolderMain folder for all files and folders • Sub FolderAdditional folders within a root folder
Terminology (cont.) • Local SiteSeries of folders storing a web site’s files on a local computer – housed in the root folder • Web ServerRemote location for saving and distributing web site files to the www • Remote SiteMatching folders and files for a web site on a web server
Going Remote • A web site lives “locally” in a “root” folder on your hard drive • A web site available online has a “remote” matching root folder on a web server • We use FTP (File Transfer Protocol) in Dreamweaver to upload your local site to the remote folder on the iMet server.