This started out as a list of bookmarks, and grew beyond all recognition until finally we said enough, nobody can ever find anything on this huge page, and we broke it up into several pages.
We decided it might be easier to find things if we grouped the pages by what you're doing at the time. There's a few things you need to know before you start building a web page ("Getting Ready"). Then there's some resources you need while you're building the page ("Building"). And finally there's some things you'll probably want to do once the page is built ("Final Touches").
To make your website look the way you want it to, you'll probably get a graphics editor. The one we know the most about is the one we use, Paint Shop Pro, which is very popular among web builders. If you're using Paint Shop Pro too, we've got a whole section for you ("Paint Shop Pro") that's full of tutorials and resources. Even if you've got one of the other popular graphics programs, you may find it's worth a peek into some of the categories in that section anyway (especially "Filters" and "Blade Pro").
And last on our menu, there's a few more advanced topics ("Advanced") that can add some extra fun and function to your website.
Two more things before we turn you loose on the site. First, we've only got around to converting a handful of the pages so far. So you may find our old page is worth a look. A warning: dead links and obsolete information are the rule, not the exception, on that page. Our plan is for that page to get smaller and smaller while our list of working sections gets bigger and bigger. So if you see an item on the menu and you can't click on it, try our old page.
Last thing you need to know: we believe in Web standards. There are folks who are perfectly happy using a web page editor like Word or Front Page that produces web pages designed exclusively for the quirks of Microsoft Internet Explorer. If that's you, you might like to read why we decided to go with standards instead. But we don't want to start a fight. We're going to talk about things that will help you build web pages people can read on any web browser — web pages that will be accessible to people with different abilities and different platforms (cell phones, PDAs, toasters). But if you don't want to do that, or if you're comfortable doing things another way, then more power to you. And perhaps you'll find a thing or two on this site that will come in handy anyway.