How To Build A Simple Website

Need suggestions for how to build a simple website for your New Media Diet Project?

Try any one of these services. Click GET STARTED on any one and follow the on-screen directions.

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You’ll choose a template upload images, or choose from stock photos, enter some text, and you’ll be up and running before you know it. These days, building a website can be as easy as filling out a form. The design, layout, and code is all done for you behind the scenes. All you need to do is supply the content when he screen prompts you.

This is a great way to get started learning to build the web. It is a simple way to participate in content-generation on the web. You’ll start to recognize simple design elements and layouts that work for the web (designing for the web is different from designing for the page). Use these simple services to gain basic digital literacy skills. the best way to learn is to immerse yourself and practice. Learning to read and write the web is similar to learning to read and write text.

But this kind of WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) automated web building service is a very surface-level knowledge of web literacy. Throughout the semester, you should explore what you can do with your site, and experiment. As you add content to your site, notice patterns> Take note of where design elements go on the page< See how pieces of content you supply are connected. Once you get comfortable, look into the code to see if you can recognize design elements in this other language.

The process of designing a website is a very satisfying puzzle. Feel free to break your website! Broken websites are usually pretty easy to fix.

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