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Beta Web Site using iWeb

Kevin Bibo

TO CREATE A WEBSITE:

1. Double-click the iWeb application icon in your Applications folder. Select File>New Site (Shift+Apple+N).

2. In the template chooser that appears, select 1.0 Themes from the drop-down menu. Now select the Black template below. In the thumbnails on the right, scroll down and select the Blank webpage (the selected template has a yellow border around it). template has a yellow border around it).

3. Click Choose.

4. Click on the site name in the Site Organizer and change it to “yourname_beta”.

5. Click on the Blank page name and change to “index”.

TO ADD TEXT

• Each template contains text boxes, with placeholder text, for different elements on the page. If you click the text, the entire text box is selected and selection handles appear.

• You can drag the text box to reposition it, and you can resize it by dragging a handle.

• To replace placeholder text with your own text:

• Click the placeholder text and start typing.

• When you start typing, the placeholder text is replaced by what you type.

• Tip: Choose View > Show Layout to see all the text boxes.

TO ADD GRAPHICS

Similar to placeholder text, graphics placeholders indicate the size and placement of graphics in a template. If you click one, selection handles appear so that you can resize the placeholder. You can drag your own image to the placeholder to replace it.

TO ADD LINKS

1. On any of your web pages, you can add hyperlinks that your website visitors can click to open:

a. Another webpage on any of your iWeb sites. Drag the page you want to link to from the site organizer to the webpage canvas.

b. Another website. In a browser window, select the website URL (in the address bar at the top of the browser) and drag it to the webpage canvas.

TO PUBLISH YOUR SITE TO A LOCAL DESTINATION:

1. Choose File > Publish to a Folder.

2. Choose your Documents folder, and then click Choose.


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