How to Create a Family Website
When it comes to creating a website for your family, there are many paths you can take. The direction you take really depends on what you want to achieve with your family website. It also depends on the amount of time and money you are willing to spend creating and maintaining your website. Let’s focus on the top two ways to create a family website; Build it or Buy it.
Building your own family website:
Many people choose to roll back their sleeves and create their own family website. Creating html pages is actually fairly simple and there are many great tools out there to help you do it. If you have Microsoft Office, it comes with FrontPage (although it may not be installed by default). There is also a barrage of tutorials on the web to help you get stated in this area. However, creating the html pages is only half the battle.
One of the difficulties of creating your own family website is the setup and hosting that is required. The first thing you’ll need to do is find a hosting company that can host your family website. You’ll also need to purchase a domain name and then link that domain to your hosting company’s web server. There can be quite a learning curve here, so be prepared to spend some time figuring this all out if you choose to build your own family website with you own domain name (i.e.: smith-family.com).… Read more