If you have heard, seen or read an example somewhere, or even just dreamt about one, we probably have it in our stock. Sure, it's not complete, and there are many things you still want to do to polish it, but don't belittle your achievement here. It has lots of great tools too. In fact, as you will discover, it's not that easy to get visitors. Click to put your text cursor in the Server Name field. I remember I used to use it all the time when I first started.
Secondly, not everything about a website can be properly tested on your own computer. And, as you might expect, you can also move the text cursor around with the arrow keys on your keyboard. If you don't, you'll regret it later when you lose everything you've worked hard for. However, you can ignore what it says, since will translate the relevant portions into plain English as and when it's needed. The same principle also applies if you're creating some other sort of website, such as a personal site or a hobby site.
It is completely optional and not worth getting stressed over. Then hold down your left mouse button while moving your mouse over the other letters that you want to select. Again, for those using Dreamweaver for the first time, this line will probably already be selected, but click it again just to be sure. See the picture below if you can't find it. Since your site is new, and you have not advertised its address to anyone, no one will know it exists, let alone visit it. Just wait for everything to be done and all the pop-up dialog boxes have disappeared. While you may not have products to sell in such a case, you should nonetheless give your users an idea of what they can find or do on your site, and link to the interior pages where they can do what you want them to do.
Do not go to Google or Bing or whatever search engine you normally use. If you do, your website files will end up being saved on some obscure location on your hard disk instead of being in a subfolder of your Documents folder. One possible solution is to just dump your words unceremoniously onto the page, even if they sound utterly mundane. Creating a Local Root Folder Before we begin building a website, we need to create a local root folder and put it on our desktop. The leftmost column has a logo at the top of the page, followed by a search field and some links masquerading as buttons pointing to the main sections of the site. Use them only to mark headings. In such a case, all you need to do is to wait until the next day and test it again.
These things will be taught in the later chapters of this tutorial. As before, you can either use the keyboard this time with the PgUp key or your mouse to do this. This is normal since you really did change most of those things. But the issue I have with it is the dependence people form with it. The thing you have to remember about Sublime is that the add ons or plugs are created by the community. To see the effect I'm describing, you will need to use a device with a much wider screen, such as those found on a desktop or laptop computer.
As I said, the rectangle you see is just a dummy, like the words on the rest of the page. . Like the cover, it should give your visitors an idea of what your website is all about. Now scroll to the bottom of the page. You may want to copy and paste the information from your web host's email instead of manually typing them to avoid errors. This is just a placeholder for your actual site logo, which you will create and insert in chapter 2. As you move your mouse, you will see the letters the pointer sweeps over being highlighted.
Don't worry about things like changing fonts, putting words in bold or italics, adjusting the font size, putting photos of your products next to your words, etc. If you are a student reading this tutorial as part of a course, your lecturer will probably give you the details about the web host you should use. Remember that the Title field that you set earlier only appears in the browser's title bar or tab, so if you don't put the name of your site somewhere on your home page, your site will appear to have no name to your human visitors. I use Dreamweaver all day everyday. Now you can comfort yourself by getting examples of rejected manuscripts from other wannabe authors. Just ignore this for now. Your web editor window should look something like the picture below.
If you put your web pages outside this directory hierarchy, your visitors will not be able to access them under normal circumstances. If you are using a computer that you share with others, and don't want Dreamweaver to save your password, uncheck this box. Note that you cannot use guesswork to decide what to put in here. It simply synthesizes the name from the things you've typed in so far, and is often wrong. If you have a different version of Dreamweaver, you'll probably have an easier time if you follow the tutorial appropriate for that particular version, since my description of the things you need to do, as well as the pictures showing what you see on the screen, will match your experience as you create your site.
Our selection of examples is so extensive that we even have examples of examples. It's intended to help you identify which website you're working on. I will assume that you have done it in all the later chapters, and you may find things difficult to follow if you skip it. For now, just concentrate on writing your content. That is, click your mouse at any spot on the page to put your text cursor in that location. After we save our new site, a Files Panel with Assets Panel will pop-up.
Get this information from your web host if you don't already know it. Having said that, bear in mind that if your title is too long, web browsers and search engines will truncate it to fit the space they allocate for it. You're now ready to create your first web page. When you do that, the content displayed on the right side will change. On the Menu Bar click on Site and a drop down menu will appear. Also less buttons and distractions in Sublime.