Build a basic website

Posted on 2009-04-15
Last Modified: 2013-11-19

Can you suggest a couple of easy-to-use but versatile website-creating applications -- freeware, if it's available?  I spend most of my time on the computer and I'm very comfortable using a variety of applications. However, I have never created a website. Now I find myself in a business project in which I need a basic website to provide information for several hundred users. The info is nothing fancy -- just a list of dates and times for various events and some basic information like FAQs, etc. By the way, it also needs to be able to be password-protected. I don't know if EE is the place to inquire about something like this but you guys give me great answers on everything out so I thought I would give it a try.

Question by:Steve_Brady

    Author Comment

    correction for last sentence:  everything else
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    Expert Comment

    Here is a good article on this, along with suggestions for software both free and commercial.
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    Accepted Solution

    Here is a free tool that will help you create a basic website with the features you need:

    Here is a wiki page that provides some guidance on various web dev tools:

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