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    Hi pal,

    Your site is pretty cool... I want to set up a web site on one of my home pc's just so friends and relatives can access it, something very simple just to show pics'n stuff I was wondering if you have any suggetions as to where I need to start...

    Thanks

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    Senior Member rosland's Avatar
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    thunderclap,

    Don't hijack other peoples threads!

    If you have an unrelated question, start your own thread!

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    I've split the thread and moved it to the appropriate section. Rosland is correct in that each thread is for a very specific topic. Topics spilling into each other hurt every one and help no one.
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    Thunderclap ....

    Not a good idea to set up a web page on your home PC.

    Your PC would need to be ON at all times, and your IP address would
    need to be fixed. Most ISP's use dynamic IP addressing ... each time you make a connection, the IP address changes. You would need to run web server software with good fire-wall protection. It's just not worth it.

    Find a web host online that you can set up an account and "rent" a website with your own domain name. You can find some without any banner ads for $5 to $10 per month ... and that includes your own domain name.

    I don't want to spam business names, but here's a couple:
    http://www.netfirms.com
    http://www.ipowerweb.com

    Once you have a spot, you will need to create web pages. Find tutorials online by searching on Google. It's really easy, and it's fun!



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