Creating and Viewing a Web Page
In This Chapter
Planning what you practice and assembling the ingredients
Working through the edit-save-test cycle
Viewing your very first web page
Creating your own web page may seem scary, but it’s definitely fun, too. Experience shows that the best way to get started is to jump in with both feet. You might splash around a bit at first, but you can keep your head above water if you try.
This chapter walks you through the steps involved in creating a web page. We don’t stop to explain every last bit of markup you use — we save that for other chapters. Instead, we want to make you comfortable working with markup and content to create and view a suitably simple web page.
Before You Get Started
Creating HTML documents differs from creating word processor documents using an application such as Microsoft Word. The difference comes from having to use two applications with HTML document creation:
Your text or HTML editor, where you create the web pages
Your web browser, where you view the results
Even though many HTML editors, such as Dreamweaver and ...