Jimmy Strobl

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Could anyone teach me how to make a website?

I want to make websites for all kinds of stuff but I haven't really found any good way of doing it yet... Could you please help or direct me in the right way?

(I have very little/no programming skills)

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    Jul 17 2011: .
    Jimmy, check out the Joomla platform. This is what you're looking for. Joomla is very userfriendly, and you can easily update sites. I have about 30 sites running on that platform and I've never had any problems. I'm not a big programmer myself. No coding needed for Joomla...

    Joomla has a huge user community and countless additional applications that are being created by that community. If you have a problem, you can ask questions in the forum, and you'll get a clear answer rightaway,
  • Jul 16 2011: I tried GoDaddy.com and it was not user friendly---even my local computer pro found it very difficult to add to the website. I am on dial-up. How does that limit my options?
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    Jul 16 2011: There are two ways to go about it. Either you learn xHTML/CSS or you use a program. I recommend actually learning xHTML as it'll enable you to make what you want to make more accurately. Markup languages are fairly simple, it shouldn't take you too long to learn. Otherwise you could always use a program such as Dreamweaver which makes designing webpages accessible to all with no need for programming skills.
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      Jul 16 2011: I think that I'll use Dreamweaver for my next one, I know very little HTML and I don't feel like I want to put the time into it right now... Thanks for the tip about Dreamweaver, I'll check it out!
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    Jul 16 2011: I came across a similar problem myself this past week. I had launched my business but didn't have the skills or revenue to generate a site. Somebody sent me a link to Yola.com. I was blown away. Even with my limited understanding with how to put a site together within hours a presentable website existed.
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    Jul 16 2011: That's alright, I think I'm getting how to do it... Still any tips would be great!