Chapter 9. Creating a Family, Vacation, or Hobby Site

Creating a Family, Vacation, or Hobby Site
  • Working with the templates

  • Designing a site for your family, hobby, or vacation

  • Editing image templates

There are many excellent reasons to create a Web site, slide show, or photo gallery. From the announcement of a new baby to sharing the latest vacation snapshots to coordinating the games for your little league team, digital designs are a great way to keep in touch with family and friends.

The best family sites include room for everyone in the clan, and as you see in the sample family site–creation tasks in this chapter, you can easily adapt this design to create sections for each member of your family, club, or organization.

Getting Started with the Family or Group Site Templates

The templates featured in this chapter are designed to showcase a lot of images and would work well for any family Web site, as well as for an art or photo collection, to illustrate business services or products, or to share vacation photos with family and friends.

For this site, you can download templates to create the pages in Dreamweaver as well as starter images designed to be used in an image editor, such as Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, or Fireworks.

Note

All the templates featured in this book can be downloaded for free from the companion Web site that goes with this book. Just visit www.DigitalFamily.com/diy and follow the instructions to download the ...

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