Web Design

Group meets at 1:30pm - 3rd Saturday each month. Visitors welcome.

HelmetVisit the Web Design Group's "Work Site Here"

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Easily Build Your Own Website - Tutorials

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Test any web-page loading speed with WebSitePulse for free

Web Site Pulse logo The Web page test verifies the URL availability, downloads the complete HTML content, the images and all the other internal web page objects and measures the download speed of each of the components. The test results are displayed in both chart and table format and show DNS time, connect time, first and last byte times for each of the web page objects. Try it now - just click the "Web Page Test" radio button and complete the simple form to see the interesting results.

Google WebP Image Format Converter and Editors

Google WebpGoogle webp image format is an image format from Google for lossy compressed image files to make web faster by reducing the image file sizes and download times. Weppy format (WebP is pronounced as "Weppy") is knows as Google's open source JPEG killer and uses a compression algorithm that is based on the intra-frame coding. Source: http://www.globinch.com with more information here... plus some excellent compressed image examples here...

Total Validator

Total ValidatorTotal Validator is an (X)HTML validator, an accessibility validator, a spell checker, and a broken links checker all rolled into one tool allowing one-click validation of your web pages.
Since its release Total Validator has become extremely popular with Web developers around the world. Each year millions of validations are performed using the desktop tools, of which over a quarter of a million copies have been downloaded. This excellent validator provides numerous options and quickly displays its results using your favourite browser.

Total Validator provides the following basic features:

Download Total Validator and validate your web pages today.

Looking for Webdesign Inspiration? Check out these Sites

Webby AwardsThe Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996 during the Web's infancy, the Webbys are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, which includes an Executive 750-member body of leading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities, and Associate Members who are former Webby Award Winners and Nominees and other Internet professionals.

Favourite Website AwardsFWA stands for Favourite Website Awards, an industry recognised internet award program and inspirational portal, established in May 2000. FWA is the most visited website award program in the history of the internet, with over 90 million visits as of May 2010. You will certainly find many fresh, inspirational designes at FWA.

Build Your Website Easily With KompoZer - FREE

A Tutorial by Peter Collard and Bob Backstrom

KompoZerTo follow this tutorial, you will need KompoZer installed on your computer. If not, go here to download KompoZer and then install it in a convenient location.
Peter has also included these file links to get you started:

<html>    Anatomy of a Webpage    </html>

Designing a webpage (an html document) can be lots of fun and is certainly not difficult. For a hands-on experience in learning how webpages are made and to get you started as a budding Web Master, open this hand coded text tutorial. Then follow the few simple instructions to turn it into a webpage linked to your desktop. Make changes - experiment - then immediately view and admire your creative effort. Don't worry if you accidentally stuff-up, just start again!

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