Good web design replacement

Posted on 2012-09-13
Last Modified: 2012-09-13
You know, I liked FrontPage.  The webs I do are simple, static, boring, and my customers like it that way.  So do I.

Alas, FP is gone.

I need a good replacement.  

I know, I know, I have Dreamweaver for both Mac and PC and I have iWEB on my Mac, but I was wanting to know what else was out there.

I saw Adobe MUSE, but it's subscription based and I'm not so sure about that.

So, what's out there that FP like?  NOT expressions either.  That thing is so polluted with tool icons and garbage on the screen I can hardly see straight.


Question by:crp0499
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    Dreamweaver is still the best in class for wysiwyg design.  It's expensive but it does the job.

    There are free or low cost solutions such as Coffee Cup ( or SeaMonkey, Kompozer, nVu.
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    You can try NVU
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    Well Frontpage has just been replaced really, with a more standards based editor. - (lol, should have read your whole post before posting)

    However html is html. If you build in code than any html editor should work. Now if you design rather than code you want a WYSIWYG (What you see is what you get). There are a lot out there, most of which you can try before you buy. I would google WYSIWIG html editors and try some out to find which you like the best.

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    Jason, you say DW is best for WYSIWYG, implying you can build in design mode.  I don't see that in DW.  Am I just missing it?
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    Top left right above the workspace you should have 3 buttons Code, Split, and Design.

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