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Slide 1 Today you will: think about criteria for judging a website understand that an effective website will match the needs and interests of users use software to create a web page
Slide 2 The task: create a web page give it a title add links add pictures
Slide 3 HTML: Hypertext Markup Language Pull down View, then Source, to see the HTML code. Slide 3
Slide 5 Basic page Search engines The tag sets text as a heading in style 1. Valid tags are ; ; ; ; ;. What effect does changing the number have?
Slide 6 Basic page Search engines Yahoo Excite Google creates a line break and can be used to begin and end a paragraph
Slide 7 Adding hyperlinks Search engines Yahoo Excite Google The URL of a hyperlink must be enclosed in quotation marks
Slide 8 Adding the title Information on search engines Search engines Yahoo Excite Google The title is not the same as the page heading
Slide 9 Creating the HTML file The text file can be created in a simple text editor such as Notepad. The file name must have.htm at the end to indicate that it is a web page. The file contains instructions to the web browser that describe how the page should look.
Slide 10 Judging a website Is the information relevant to the users? Is it clear, up-to-date, accurate and unbiased? Do the images enhance, not distract? Are they meaningful? Is the font size suitable? Is the site easy to use and to navigate?