Making Your Web Page More Fun
Check out the examples in
I am particularly fond of
"a sample page"
A Page with Different Types of Forms.
Remember, to see the source of any web page (which shows you the html used
to build the page):
* If you are working in frames
(bar of commands down a side), you will need to
right-click in your main page (not over an image), select This Frame
and Show only this frame first.
* If (when) you don't have a frame, just right-click on the page and select
View Page Source
Go ahead and try some of these in your web page. Some good tips to remember:
To put a picture or other image in a file you need to put a copy of the
picture (normally in jpeg format) in your public_html directory**, change the
* Don't do too much at once. Check as you go along to make sure your page
* Save the buffer and re-load the page so you can see your changes.
* Try different things. Figure out what you like, then plan your web page.
(e.g. chmod 644 mypic.jpg)
and put a link to your picture in your index.html file.
For a simple example look at what I've done in
my home page. For something more complex,
look at the example of the CSU logo in the
sample web page you saw before.
** One way to get a picture is to use the Images search type in
Google to find a picture that you like.
Right-click on the picture and choose Save image as. A window will
pop up asking where you want the picture saved. Double-click on public_html
(because you want all of your web page-related files inside of the public_html
directory), change the filename to something meaningful if you wish (keep the
filetype extension); and click Save. You will still need to change