Everyone is concerned that they wont be
able to build websites unless they learn the HyperText Markup
Language. However, there are very few people that actually do
Most websites are built using programs that
make building pages as easy as drag and drop and typing words on
Since most web pages are nothing more than
words on a page, most anyone that can use a word processing
system like MS Word or Wordperfect or type an e-mail can build a
With systems like pageBuzz you type and
save and the page is saved online. It really is that simple.
The hard part is building programing for
web stores, forums and credit card processing. But luckily, there
are many hosting system that include those programs already
In most shopping carts or webstores, you
will use a content management system that will create databases
and give you an interface to manage sales and inventory.
The act of building websites has become so
simplified, anyone can do it. It has become an extension of every
business and has become more affordable than ever.
Companies keep improving their offerings
and tools to build websites. Professional webmasters have died
off with the dinosaurs and now its hrad to find anyone that
specializes in HTML.
You wont need to know HTML to build a
website, but the more you know about browser compatibility and
the internet will make the job much easier.
You don't have to be an expert, but you
wont have an expert website from day one. It will take time as
you learn more about what you want.
The biggest mistake people make is that
they want to build a super site immediately. if that is the case,
it is easy to blame your lack of HTML knowledge as the reason for
a bad website. But more likely, its just a case of not knowing
what you want and wanting too much to get started.
We have 70 year old women, that have never
used a computer but sell crafts from home.
They often have a working web store in under 2 hours with a
handful of products.
You don't have to have a computer
background, you don't need to learn any specialized language and
you don't even have to install any fancy software. The prograing
community has already done the work for you, giving you click and
go solutions that allow the average user to build high end