Introduction to HTML

by Timothy Dwelle

Free! Create Your Own Web Page

October 2007: Thanks for all of your comments! Even though sites like eBay and MySpace have easy Web page editing options, it's still good to be able to edit the HTML code when necessary. Having said that, I'd like to tell you about 2 free HTML editors that I occasionally work with. I'm using the first one to edit this Web page, and it's called Nvu.

From their Website: "A complete Web Authoring System for Linux Desktop, Microsoft Windows and Macintosh users to rival programs like FrontPage and Dreamweaver. Nvu (pronounced N-view, for a "new view") makes managing a web site a snap. Now anyone can create web pages and manage a website with no technical expertise or knowledge of HTML."  Nvu Website

The second HTML editor that I use is called Notepad++. (It does not remove or replace your original Notepad program in Microsoft Windows.) It's available from

Go to Web Page 101

Version 2.0 Last Updated October 2002

This is not a software download. After clicking on the link above, save that Web page to disk.

System Requirements: Any popular Web browser and Windows Operating System. The Notepad Word Processor from Windows must be installed on your computer.

Let me know what you think about Web Page 101! E-mail

Several companies offer FREE Web site hosting, in exchange for placing ads on your site.

Here's a fast and easy one-stop shop for a free Web site and E-mail.
Visit Yahoo! GeoCities

Other popular free Web sites include and

Also, check with your Internet Service Provider (ISP), as most of them offer free personal (non-commercial) Website space.

The free Website hosting services (and most of the paid ones) make it easy to create Web pages without having to know HTML programming. However, they have an "Edit HTML" option, for those who write the code themselves, or use an HTML editor, such as Microsoft FrontPage.

Copyright ©1997-2007 Timothy Dwelle. All Rights Reserved.