[NOTE: Try to read thru this a few times to understand it. Print it out by choosing the "Print" button from Netscape or typing "P" in Lynx. Then go to the basement of EMG, to the big window, and ask for your printout.]
It is INCREDIBLY easy to set up your OWN pages here at Gallaudet. You do not need to wait for someone to set up a page off-campus. Many students at Gallaudet and MSSD and elementary schools around the US are typing in their own pages. It may seem hard when you first try it, but really, it is as easy as sending mail to someone off-campus. One time, you probably thought that was hard too.
Here's what you need to do. (Get a pen ready to write this down, or print it out somewhere.) Note: Pay attention to UPPER and lower case letters. Unix is case-sensitive.
cd web pico index.html <html> <head> <title>My First Web Page</title> </head> <body> <h1>My First Web Page</h1> <p>This is my first web page, bla, bla, bla... More stuff, bla, bla bla.</p> <p>This is a new paragraph. Bla bla bla...</p> </body> </html> Ctrl-X Y (Answer Y when it asks if you want to save your work.) index.html
Now you are finished. You can look at your web page by going to some machine that has Netscape or Mosaic and point it to:
Use your username instead of the word "username". If you did everything right, you should get a page that looks like this (click here).
Here's a short explaination about what you just did, if you followed all the directions.
|START ... END||Meaning|
|<html> ... </html>||These go at the beginning and end of your file.|
|<head> ... </head>||These go around your "heading information".|
|<title> ... </title>||These go around your title.|
|<body> ... </body>||These go around the text of your document.|
|<h1> ... </h1>||Text between these will print very large.|
|<h2> ... </h2>||Text between these will print large.|
|<h3> ... </h3>||Text between these will print average size.|
|<h4> ... </h4>||Text between these will print small.|
|<h5> ... </h5>||Text between these will print smaller.|
|<h6> ... </h6>||Text between these will print smallest.|
|<p> ... </p>||These mark the start and end of a paragraph.|
|<b> ... </b>||Text between these will be in boldface.|
|<i> ... </i>||Text between these will be in italics.|
|<u> ... </u>||Text between these will be underlined.|
|<img src="filename">||This lets you include a picture in your text.|
|<a href="url"> ... </a>||This lets you create a link to another place on the World Wide Web.|
|<a name="label"> ... </a>||This creates a "jump-point" within the current document.|
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