How to Make a Website for Kids

Bringing up kids in this era of technology is quite a task. As parents, it is slightly difficult to say no to, and believe that, your kids will blindly, obey you. With a plethora of social networking sites, like, Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace, surely your kids know their way around the Internet. By knowing how to create a website for kids, not only will they learn new things, but there is a lot that you can learn too. You don’t need to be a tech savvy geek to know take up and complete this project. At the end of this article, making a website for kids would be a child’s play.

Make a Website for Kids

Technicalities
There are a few technicalities which may seem difficult. However, with a little planning these shall be ironed out too. Firstly, you need to create pages of the website. You will then have to upload these pages through FTP on to your Internet Service Provider. You can also create these pages using your UNIX account. For making the pages online, you will need a Telnet program. You will need to learn the basic HTML, designing and graphics. If this seems to difficult, then hire a website designer to help you out or learn it yourself through a professional course.

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How Much Does it Cost to Build a Website

When you create a website, you have to factor in a lot of associated costs under different heads. The good news is, they are extremely flexible and depend mostly on how big a website you want to build.

Building a Website

Building a website is one of the best ways of announcing yourself to the world. Whether your business offers different products or services, your business can get the best, truly global exposure, through the Internet. This is an integral part of telling worldwide consumers what value proposition you intend on providing to the people. So, in today’s competitive product and service markets, building a website is no longer a novelty, but a necessity.

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Tips to Design the Best Homepage

How do you come to know if a website is good or bad even before exploring it? It’s the homepage that gives you the idea about a company or an organization. A well designed and impeccably done homepage creates a trust about the organization. If you are going to use your website for Internet business, then the homepage can bring new customers and allow you to retain the old ones. On the contrary, a shoddy design can turn off your potential customers and can make you lose money.

Tips and Ideas

Keep it Simple

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Why Helvetica is a Preferred Typeface

Helvetica is one of the most used and popular fonts around the world. There are many members of this font family that grace write ups on the Internet.

History
The font was first designed in 1957, by Max Miedinger. The name is derived from word Helvetia, that is Latin for Switzerland. Initially it was called the Neue Haas Grotesk, and was changed to Helvetica in 1960 by Hass’ German parent company Stempel. The Stempel foundry added more weights to Helvetica, and Merganthaer Linotype came up with newer versions.

Font Family
The design was based on grotesques of the late 19th century. There were some refinements made, and it was put under the sans serif sub-category of neo-grotesque. Following are some of the members of the family:

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How to Make a Widget

A widget, which is also referred to as web gadget, snippet, portlets, etc., is an element of the graphic user interface that provides information and allows a user to interact with the application. For instance, it can be used to allow users to play interactive games, and add and change website content. Embedding these self-enclosed codes on a web page, blog, or social networking site can make them fun, as personal content can be turned into a web application that can be shared on any website.

Instructions

If you want to put a web gadget on your website, blog, or on your profile on any social media site, you first need to look for such applications. There are some sites that allow users to create such applications from their own content. You can simply embed the code and put them on your website. You can find them from widget directories such as Widgetbox or Spring Widgets, or create them using a widget editor and converter. Here are the instructions that you can follow:

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