Software For Creating Websites
Ready to build your website? Below are links to some of the most popular software programs available today for creating and producing quality websites. The links below will take you directly to the company website for download. Most of the programs below include a 30-day free trial.
NetObjects Fusion

2000+ Templates for
NetObjects Fusion

1,264 more - Themes & Site Styles for NetObjects Fusion and Front Page

Microsoft FrontPage
Microsoft Front Page 2000 Tutorial
Another Microsoft Front Page 2000 Tutorial

Publishing your website w/Front Page 2000

1000 Front Page Templates

500 Front Page Templates

IBM WebSphere  
Adobe GoLive Macromedia Dreamweaver
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FREE Software For Creating/Uploading Websites
Front Page Express Download & Online Tutorials
Front Page Express is a free HTML authoring tool, provided by Microsoft, that can be used to design and/or maintain web pages (or web sites). This program comes already installed on many versions of windows 98.

Windows 98: For instructions on how to install and use Front Page Express in Windows 98, please go to Microsoft's Front Page Express web page. Instructions are provided on the right hand side of the screen on how to install Front Page Express. This web page also gives a brief introduction to the product.

Direct link for downloading Front Page Express:
If you are using windows 98 on your pc, you may already have Front Page Express installed. Follow this link for instructions on how to check and download if needed.

Publishing your website created with Front Page Express:
Once you've created your website with, you can upload it with another free tool from microsoft called the
Web Publishing Wizard

Important Note: If you are creating and publishing your website using Front Page Express, Front Page 98, or Front Page 2000, please send an email to support@webdirecthosting.com and request that Front Page extensions be activated for your domain.
Front Page Express Help
Online Tutorials
A++ FrontPage Express Tutorial: The University of Washington

FrontPage Express Tutorial
The University of Sioux Falls

FrontPage Express Tutorial: Education Service Center

Free Software For Uploading Your Website
Microsoft Web Publishing Wizard (IE 4.0 or higher) for Windows
FTP Software For Uploading Your Website
FTP software will allow you to make a direct connection between the files (webpages, images, files) on your local computer and the files at your website.Once you are connected with the FTP software, you can transfer files and web pages back and forth from your computer to your website at will.

Free FTP Software - Smart FTP.com Download Here

WS_FTP LE - Free download from download.com

Use the following information with your FTP program:

Hostname/Address/Location to Publish: yourdomainname.com
Username: Same as web control panel username (provided in your welcome e-mail)
Password: Same as web control panel password

Some FTP software will also ask for your remote directory: public_html

Once you are connected you will see several folders at your website, double click on the folder named "public_html". This is the folder to upload all your web pages, images and files to.

Software for Creating Images
Jasc® Paint Shop Pro™ 7 Adobe Photoshop®
Create * Edit * Draw * Paint * Animate

The world-standard image editing solution.
Discover what 20 million users already know – Paint Shop Pro offers the easiest, most affordable way to achieve professional results! Don’t waste your time with high-end professional products that cost a fortune and take a lifetime to learn. And don’t settle for slow, cookie-cutter programs that tie you to templates. Get Paint Shop Pro! more Adobe® Photoshop® 6.0 software introduces the next generation of image editing with powerful new features that offer something for every user. Delivering the broadest and most productive toolset available, Photoshop helps you explore your creativity, work at peak efficiency, and achieve the highest quality results across all media...more

Ready-Made Animations/Graphics for Your Website
ArtToday Images Animation Factory
1.2 Million Downloadable Images!
Clip Art, photos, fonts, sounds...
Over 100,000 Animations ready for your website
The largest graphics resource on the web! With more than a million images to choose from, you'll find just what you need for any design project. more info Are you hunting for the perfect animation?
The Internet's Largest Original Collection of Animations with new animations added everyday!
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Fotosearch Stock Photography

Thousands of stock photos to choose from
at one website.

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Adding Video to Your WebSite
   Flash  Flash  QuickTime  QuickTime
   RealMedia  Real Media  WindowsMedia  Windows Media
Method 1 - Direct Link Your Videos For Download
The easiest way to add video or audio file to your webite site is just to make a simple link to it.
1.) Upload the file to your "public_html" folder.
example name > something.mp3 , something.avi

2.) Add a hyperlink on any of your webpages where the visitor can click on it and begin downloading the file to their computer. (replace yourdomain.com with your domain name)
example hyperlinks : http://yourdomain.com/something.mp3

3.) When your visitor clicks on the hyperlink you added to your webpage(s), a window will pop open on their screen and they can save/download the file. "save as"

Method 2 - Embed Video Into Your Webpages.
You can play a video file from your website just like an audio file by embedding it into your webpages with the correct html code.

1.) Upload the file to your "public_html" folder.
example name > something.mp3 , something.avi

2.) Generate the html code to insert into your webpage(s).
Here is a link to the University of California that willl actually generate the html code to place
on your webpages: http://cit.ucsf.edu/embedmedia/step1.php

The Server: will be your domain name.
example> yourdomain.com
The File Path will be the name of the video file you uploaded in step 1.
example> something.swf, something.avi
, something.mov

3.) Insert the html code on the webpage(s) where you would like to play the video. Your done.

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