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Website Tutorials

Know the difference!

HTML - Hypertext Markup Language - Creates the structure of your web, header, footer, content, layouts.

CSS - Cascading Style Sheets - Creates the "Style" or "Look" of your web. Sets colors, fonts, image placement, heading tags, and more.

JavaScript - Creates browser behaviors. It is what makes a dropdown menu work, a slide show to "slide," a lightbox to show photos, and more.

The following topics may help you with creating a webpage; troubleshooting coding problems; uploading web pages to your website; and provide useful tips, tricks and tools.

What does all this Code Stuff Mean? Definitions and a bit more on this page

Editing Your Site - A list of links to tutorials [not on this site]

Creating Pages or Categories for your site - A list of sample pages & categories you might consider using on your site.

Styling Text - How to add a bit of pazazz to your site with heading tags and text styling

Styling Images - How to get your images lookin' good on the page!

DWT & Page Editing - How to work with DWTs [Used in Expression Web and Dreamweaver]

How to FTP your web - A short tutorial using Filezilla as an example.

Joining Google Groups - How to set-up and join a group

Processing Tombstone Photos - How to batch process tombstone picture, with slide show! Thanks, Tina.

Tips & Tricks - Helpful tools for coordinators

Updated by AB Jul 2021, Updated Sep 2022


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