[Techtalk] Website Building Program For Dummies (me)

Charlotte Oliver charlotte.oliver at rcn.com
Wed Aug 7 17:20:44 EST 2002

On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 02:10:16PM -0700, Malke Routh wrote:
> Hi, all.  I have an extremely plain website, which I made in (I can
> hardly bring myself to say it) MS Publisher (in Windows).  This in
> itself should tell you that my web-building skills are pretty lame.  I
> just haven't spent any time in that area of computing, and although I'm
> not averse to learning some html, I don't really want to get into web
> design in depth.  Maybe someday, but right now my brain is filled up
> with other stuff.  The only reason I even have a website is that people
> expect it of a techie, and I can put simple information for the clients
> there.
> Are there any linux programs that are sort of like Publisher, a drag &
> drop kind of thing?  I wouldn't mind spending under $50 for a program,
> but I can't afford any more.  
> Right now, the only time I use WinXP is when I need to run The Print
> Shop to make cards, Photoshop for fancier fun, Publisher for the
> website, and my beloved TreePad Plus (a linux version is supposedly in
> the works).

Doesn't Netscape for linux have a component for this sort of thing?
I actually tried to find out for sure, but netscape.com just gave me
a weird page about Australian celebrities.  Can someone who runs XWindows
vouch for this?

Command line, baby!

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