Basic Web Design Class

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6


Download the slideshow from class ( view )

Registering Your Domain Name

Internic whois search ( view )
Find out if the domain name you want is available

List of all domain name "Registrars" ( view )
This is the official list of the companies that can register your domain name

Popular Registrars and Web Hosting Providers

Network Solutions ( view )
Provides domain name registration, hosting, web design, marketing and even shopping cart services

Omnis Networks ( view )
Provides domain name registration, hosting with database options and email accounts

Go Daddy ( view )
Discount domain name registrar, hosting service with email and database options

Promoting Your Web Site

Tips from "Submit it!" ( view )
They practically invented the concept of marketing your web site, the tips are free but they do have paid services too

Submit your site to popular search engines:

Google - Submit your site ( view )
View info on how Google's search technology works ( view )

Yahoo - Submit your site ( view )
Tips to help your site get a better ranking on Yahoo and most other search engines as well ( view )

MSN Search - Submit your site ( view )
Guidelines and suggestions for helping your site get higher rankings ( view )


Dave Gilliss ( email )
Phone 340-332-6396