4 Okay, what’s up? What do I have to do? By creating your website with Weebly, you don’t need:Special softwareA web host for your domainFile transfer hostSpecial permissionsAdvertising to stay aliveVoted one of Time Magazine’s 50 Best Websites
5 Remember: Keep it very simple at first! Start with a simple format and add elements little by little as you get more comfortable with it.You don’t have to be a tech genius to create your own websiteYour web site can save you paper and time. (students can view the lesson or download the homework/files)Update at anytime from anywhere
6 Two Forms of Weebly (Weebly and Education Weebly) They are exactly the same, except Education Weebly gives your students the opportunity to design their own web page under your supervision.Weebly allows you to create a class website plus 40 student sites!Weebly allows you to create a class website
7 Weebly for Teachers Easily create a classroom website & blog Manage your students’ acountsAccept homework assignment onlineKeep your parents up to dateUpload your SyllabusPost Art WorkAdd Links from the internetUpload your powerpointsPut instructional videos in your websiteGive information to your communityMuch more
8 Weebly for Students Upload student art work Blog Create writing assignmentsIt’s easyUpload a movie, poetry, slide shows, etc.Students can be creative and unique
9 What Can Teachers Put In Their Web Site BlogsLinksHomework documentsPowerPoint presentationsWeb QuestsPodcastsMaps (Google, etc.)VideosPhotosClass ScheduleCalendarsAnimationClipart
10 Things to Remember: Adding Text Weebly does not have a spelling and grammar check, so when you are planning on putting text into your website, it is best to type it in a Word program first. Then copy & paste your information into your site.Weebly does however, underline a word that it thinks is misspelled.
11 To get started, all you need to do is put in a user name, password and an email address
16 Things to consider…… Do you want a header image? Do you want a half header image?Don’t fret, changing your theme is very easy, so just pick one you like for now and change it later.
17 The BUILD tab at the top enables you to add content to your page. Simply drag-and-drop each element you want to add to a page
18 Once you added element to the page, click to edit Once you added element to the page, click to edit. Type in the titles and paragraphs, and click the image box to upload an image you would like to include.
19 Use the Publish button frequently to update your changes! Saving is automatic otherwise
20 You can use the custom HTML element to enter your own HTML code Just drop and drag it on your website to add a video, avatar or widget.
21 To Add Another PageClick on the Pages Tab at the top of the page
22 Click on Add Page, Name the page, and choose the layout
23 This page also allows you to put your pages/menu in the order you want This page also allows you to put your pages/menu in the order you want. The pages shifted over to the right are part of a drop-down menu. The way your menu appears is dictated by your theme choice.
25 Add a Video?Just click on the media section of the elements and put in your URL
26 SLIDESHOWDrop and drag the slideshow element onto your page. Drag and drop the pictures you want in the slideshow.
27 MapDrag and drop the map element on your page. Put in the address and the map will appear
28 Add an Avatar Sign up to Voki for a free avatar account Copy the embedded code from Voki and past into your HTML Weebly element.
29 Add a PowerPointSlideshare is a free PowerPoint web site that allows you to download your presentations.Embed your PowerPoint into your Weebly Site using the HTML elementOR you can use file element and download your PowerPoint