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Building a web page ~ need advice!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by bantymum, Nov 12, 2007.

  1. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi all,
    I am finally building a webpage for my petsitting business and I am registering my www. shortly.
    as soon as i know the answers below!!!
    My prepaid dial up ISP provides 5MB web space
    Will that be sufficient for me?
    Do I need to do anything else?.
    I have "front page" for tools and nice photos.
    I just want a one or 2 page site with info and prices for my customers.
    I am confident that i can put it together but just need the basics.
    If my ISP provides 5MB does that mean they are hosting it??
    sorry to have to ask this???
    thanks for any info! I want to get started today!
     
  2. domromer

    domromer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes that means they are hosting it. Have you thought of using dreamweaver for your web page ? You can download a free copy from adobe and it comes with tons of really great templates. You can make a really nice web page without knowing anything about building web pages. I also mention this because Front Page is infamous for adding tons of extra code to a page. Some of which can not be read by different browsers.

    Also this service offers free we hosting and they have templates for building pages. You just have to deal with some adds.

    http://www.bravenet.com/webhosting/

    good luck.
     
  3. ZuniBee

    ZuniBee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Bantymum - Not sure if you saw my post on webhosting. In the post I offered the first 4 that want an account will get it free.....I have only given two out so far. You want one?

    Here is the thread
     
  4. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi Zunibee, I must have missed that thread!
    I have sent you a PM. Your offer sounds really wonderful!!!
    Now im excited!!!
    Thanks for your help. and thanks too Donromer.
     
  5. GrayRoo

    GrayRoo Out Of The Brooder

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    bantymum,

    5 MB is on the small size, but for 2 pages and not too many pictures it probably will work.

    You also might want to consider what you will need down the road. Are you going to add a shopping cart? Are there restrictions on the amount of traffic?

    This link has a comparison of some web hosting companies, but is by no means complete. There are lots of options, depending on what you want to pay and what capabilites you need.

    You could start small and move to a new hosting environment as your needs change.

    I hope this helps. There are a lot of things to consider.
     
  6. ZuniBee

    ZuniBee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Replied to your PM!
     

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