You are learning how to create website and you want to practice by creating your personal website. But you don’t have tools to create and upload website. You don’t have enough money to buy the tools. Don’t worry about the tools. You can get some good tools by free
Below some free software to create and upload your website. You can use it on any computer and any time.
WYSIWYG Web Page Editor
WYSIWYG web page editor is important tools for beginner webmaster. Using this tool you can create website and format like create document on Microsoft Word or OpenOffice.
Amaya is the W3C Web editor that started as an HTML + CSS style sheets editor. Amaya also support XML and an increasing number of XML applications such as the XHTML family, MathML, and SVG. You can split. It has a split view for WYSIWYG and code like on Microsoft Frontpage 2003. It’s nice if you want write you code and want to see the result directly.
KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing. You can use KompoZer on Windows, Macintosh or Linux. It’s like NVU because KompoZer was a project built on the Nvu source code.
NVU has similar features to FrontPage or Dreamweaver but it’s free. Recommend for beginner and advance webmaster. You can use NVU as WYSIWYG editor and switch text editor to see what code for webpage that you’ve created.
SeaMonkey Actually SeaMonkey is not only webpage editor. The software contain an Internet browser, email & newsgroup client with an included web feed reader, HTML editor, IRC chat and web development tools. It’s like Netscape browser.
PageBreeze has both visual (WYSIWYG) and HTML tag/source modes. It also built with FTP client to upload your website to your hosting.
Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Notepad++ can be used on Windows.
PSPad has powerful feature but it’s free. It comes with compare tools to compare your working and highlights the difference. It also built-in with spell checker, hex editor, and code explorer.
CSS editor give you freedom to edit or create CSS for your site. The software comes with css syntax to make your working easier when creating or editing CSS.
Astyle CSS Editor
Astyle CSS Editor comes with visual easy-to-use interface. You can see your css on graphic tree-type view of attachment files and the CSS structure. Astyle CSS Editor give you ability to preview current selectors and documents with IE and Mozilla support
CSSED is a small developer editor and validator, that tries to ease the CSS editing. It features syntax highlighting, syntax validation, MDI notebook based interface, quick CSS properties and values insertion, auto-completion and dialog-based insertion of CSS complex values.
Free CSS Toolbox includes a number of tools for fast-tracking and enhancing the development of style sheet code, such as an advanced CSS Formatter and CSS Validator. It also has CSS Compressor to compress your css and make your website run faster.
Simple CSS allows you to easily create Cascading Style Sheets from scratch, and/or modify existing ones, using a familiar point-and-click interface. It can use with Windows and Macintosh.
Last thing to create website is publishing to public. Some hosting give you file manager to upload your website from browser. You can also use FTP to upload your website.
Core FTP comes with two version free and paid. But using free version is more than enough if you want upload or maintain your website. Core FTP free version has feature like SFTP (SSH), SSL, TLS, IDN, browser integration, site to site transfers, FTP transfer resume, drag and drop support, file viewing & editing, etc.
FileZilla support more then one connection. It can use on Windows, Linux, and Macintosh.
WinSCP is built not only for FTP client but also Secure FTP (SFTP) client on Windows. It also can be use to upload file using SSH and SCP protocal.
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