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As of late, I've decided something was missing in my life. What exactly was it? School. Yes, it was hard to swallow, and yes, I punched myself for it, but I had to admit it to myself... I missed actually using my brain. Luckily, school started last Wednesday. So far, it's been pretty exciting, for, if you didn't know, this year is my first year in highschool. I'm fourteen, you know... Anyways, I managed to get in Web Design 1. For those of you who know me a bit better, like DJ Emerid for example, you know I enjoy making web sites, whether low class or O.K. Usually, I prefer to use set templates or blank pages through Angelfire, Geocities, or Easy Designer(AOL only) that involve no HTML programming. To clear it up, though, I do know basic HTML. I could make a basic site using HTML programming if I wished too, but, because of my limited patience and sub-par web designing skills, I rarely even attempt it. Though, that shall soon change, now that I have a CLASS that's helping me.

For those of you that don't know, HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. HTML is the major language of the Internet's World Wide Web. Web sites and web pages are written in HTML. With HTML and the world wide web, you have the ability to bring together text, pictures, sounds, and links... all in one place! HTML files are plain text files, so they can be composed and edited on any type of computer... Windows, Mac, UNIX, whatever.

Generally, unless you run your internet connection 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 356 days a day and have special permission to run a web server through your internet connection, you'll need a company to host(serve) your website(HTML or not). By finding a server, your page will be available at all times, except during temporary network outages(disconnected from the internet, generally lasting about 15 minutes) and hardware maintenance upgrades (when your host is putting your web server on an even faster computer).

Many people starting out with HTML choose to use a free home page host instead of an ISP(Internet Service Provider)/COS(Commercial Online Service) host. A free host will give you space to store your pages and graphics at no cost. Most show ad banners when your page is loaded so they can pay for their servers. I'd suggest getting a host with 10 to 20MB (megabytes) of space. HTML files are very small, and web graphics formats (.gif and .jpg) are compressed formats, which means they are saved smaller and more efficiently. To get a good sized, and free, website, I'd say use something along the lines of Angelfire(angelfire.com)or Geocities(geocities.com).

I'd ALSO suggest using set templates(or a blank page where you can make it neater looking then a set template, still without using HTML). Of course, if you'd ever want extra space, you'd have to buy it. Now, generally, HTML tags (HTML, Head, Title, Body) are all you need to create small, rather pathetic, little website. To get more tags, you simply need to search for "HTML Tags" in some randoms search(yahoo.com, google.com, htmlgoodies.com). HTML tags make the HTML, for the most part. Anyways, good luck with your website, unless, of course, you read this expecting the normal Dragonball Z information. But, sadly, I have no new DBZ news because they started DBZ over again. Le-Sigh.

(Note: Realize that I may have been wrong or "off" on a few ideas or subjects. But, I believe I was on topic most of the time. If I said something wrong, or mixed up subjects with each other, please comment so others will realize that I messed up. If I did, I'm sorry. Tyrant)

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A vision of you walking into the arms of another... you just walked away.

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Pushing a lover to love another. Are you turned on?


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