NetSide Sample Web Page
This document is a template you can use as a starting point when creating your personal home page.
Home pages are provided at no additional cost, as part of your
There are a number of excellent on-line resources you can consult to get started, such as
the HTML Primer,
a Beginner's Guide to HTML. For a more advanced outlook, study Bob Allison's
Web Masters page.
Books and articles on the topic should also be readily available at your favorite bookstore or library.
Here are some more on-line HTML resources (in no particular order) you may want to explore:
You may also want to check out William Strunk's classic
Elements of Style.
It is good practice to consider the following:
How do I upload my own web page?
- Design your HTML document so that it can be meaningfully accessed by
non-graphics (ascii text only) browsers as well, such as lynx. Don't design
pages that work only with a specific browser (i.e., get MSIE or die ;).
- Briefly explain/title your links.
- Remember that transferring large graphics by modem is time-consuming and,
if overdone, can dillute your message, and sometimes even become annoying to
- Keep your main index page short (around 2 screens), and branch out
referencing other pages containing more detail if necessary, rather than
creating one very long document.
- Maintain the context of the document by providing at least one full URL on
your main index page, and links that point back to your home page on additional
documents that were referenced.
- Try to keep your html code standard and portable.
- Take a look at what others have achieved, and model after what you like
Via FTP. For more information, read the
[NetSide FAQ #12]
That's enough required reading for now. Get Started! :)
Links to your home page can be found on NetSide's Web site at:
[NetSide Users' Web Pages] or
[NetSide Yellow Pages]
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