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HOW TO BUILD A WEB PAGE IN 25 STEPS [Dec. 13th, 2002|07:54 am]
Peter Sheil
Shamelessly stolen from a newsletter - enjoy
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HOW TO BUILD A WEB PAGE IN 25 STEPS
1. Download a piece of Web authoring software ~ 20 minutes.

2. Think about what you want to write on your Web page ~ 6
weeks.

3. Download the same piece of Web authoring software,
because they have released 3 new versions since the first
time you downloaded it ~ 20 minutes.

4. Decide to just steal some images and awards to put on
your site ~ 1 minute.

5. Visit sites to find images and awards, find 5 of them
that you like ~ 4 days.

6. Run setup of your Web authoring software. After it fails,
download it again ~ 25 minutes.

7. Run setup again, boot the software, click all toolbar
buttons to see what they do ~ 15 minutes.

8. View the source of others' pages, steal some, change a
few words here and there ~ 4 hours.

9. Preview your Web page using the Web Authoring software ~
1 minute.

10. Try to horizontally line up two related images ~ 6
hours.

11. Remove one of the images ~ 10 seconds.

12. Set the text's font color to the same color as your
background, wonder why all your text is gone ~ 4 hours.

13. Download a counter from your ISP ~ 4 minutes.

14. Try to figure out why your counter reads "You are
visitor number 16.3 E10" ~ 3 hours.

15. Put 4 blank lines between two lines of text ~ 8 hours.

16. Fine-tune the text, then prepare to load your Web page
on your ISP ~ 40 minutes.

17. Accidentally delete your complete web page ~ 1 second.

18. Recreate your web page ~ 2 days.

19. Try to figure out how to load your Web page onto your
ISP's server ~ 3 weeks.

20. Call a patient friend to find out about FTP ~ 30
minutes.

21. Download FTP software ~ 10 minutes.

22. Call your friend again ~ 15 minutes.

23. Upload your web page to your ISP's server ~ 10 minutes.

24. Connect to your site on the web ~ 1 minute.

25. Repeat any and all of the previous steps ~ eternity
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