How to build website using Ubuntu

Asked by Brewster Malevich

I want to learn how to design, build and host my own basic website using Ubuntu. I have been using linux for some time but I know nothing about building websites. I'd like to learn Bluefish(?) and maybe basic Apache(?)... I don't know. Where is a good place to start? Does anyone know any good online guides? It would be nice if there was some community documentation on this.

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Andre Mangan (kyphi) said :

To design and build a web site is not that hard to learn - the easiest way to start would be to use Google to find information. You will need to learn HTML (hyper text markup language) to start with.

The easy way to start is to use a wysiwyg programme (what you see is what you get) such as KompoZer (used to be called Nvu) where you use your word processor to write a web page and KompoZer will translate it into HTML.

Bluefish is for people who know how to code in HTML.

Another excellent wysiwyg programme that I can recommend is Arachnophilia 5.3, a Java programme that gives you the best of both worlds, that is wysiwyg and an editor.

Arachnophilia is "Careware" which means that in return for giving you this programme, the author requests that you perform a deed that will benefit another person.

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Brewster Malevich (brews) said :

Thank you for the recommendations. So, what do I do once I have everything designed and written out? I can host this on my own server...but I need to register a domain name and...?

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Best Andre Mangan (kyphi) said :

Yes, you do ...

I think that you need this book:

Your question cannot possibly be answered in a few paragraphs.

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Brewster Malevich (brews) said :

Thanks Andre Mangan, that solved my question.

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Brewster Malevich (brews) said :

Written by Langridge!? This is exactly what I was looking for.
Thank you for the recommendation.