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Website Design Software

by shirlee46 / August 31, 2015 8:21 AM PDT

Does anyone have recommendations for website design software, either free or paid, that is fairly easy to use, has some great features, and does not require knowledge of html language? Oh yes, Windows 10 compatible would be very helpful.

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That last requirement of no HTML is well
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 31, 2015 9:03 AM PDT

You may have to someday fix a page now and then. HTML isn't that hard but some of the finer tricks had me diving into HTML but not enough I would have to learn it all.

The OTHER issue is that you didn't bring up is how your design was going to get online.

I've seen folk create a website then crash when it came time to put it up on the web server. Some websites have use FTP, some use an uploader, and so on.

What about WordPress? Start at https://codex.wordpress.org/New_To_WordPress_-_Where_to_Start

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Website
by shirlee46 / August 31, 2015 1:03 PM PDT

For years I have been using MS Publisher, but within the past approx. 5 months something has changed somewhere along the way with Publisher, my ftp uploader, Yahoo, or something that has made unusual things happen to the appearance of my websites online. In searching through online comments, I find other people are having the same problem. I am getting a new computer with Windows 10, so I figured I'd start from square one and get a newer, better website design software. The problem is: What?????

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FTP and such
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 31, 2015 1:11 PM PDT
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adobe dreamweaver
by renegade600 / August 31, 2015 1:34 PM PDT

there are all kinds of website design software. some are free some are not. IMO, dreamweaver was the best before they got into the cloud junk. If you can find an old stand alone copy, it will work.

There are others that are good. I have tried some of those listed and tend to prefer kompozer but it really depends upon what will work for you.

http://www.techradar.com/us/news/software/applications/best-free-web-design-software-10-programs-to-get-the-job-done-1138669/2

also I see a lot of sitebuilder users in the different forums I am in so you might want to check them out.

https://www.sitebuilder.com/

finally depending upon what your website is all about, you can install the script for wordpress on your hosting service and have a website in minutes using the many different type of templates available. You can edit most templates to get just about any look you want.

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EasyToUse Just Learn
by WebOutGateway / August 31, 2015 10:18 PM PDT

Try to use the web-hosting service featuring a drag-and-drop website builder.
That is WEEBLY

http://www.weebly.com/

Hope will help your concern Happy
Have a great day!

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Use Photo Shop for web design
by johnabay / September 2, 2015 2:27 AM PDT

No need to pay for the Photoshop for initial features. You can make modern web design in this software and also make some PSD designs, PSD Web Templates and much more.

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Suggested Package
by JessGless / September 11, 2015 11:55 AM PDT

Take a look at Xara Web Designer.
At least read about it, but, they also give you a TRIAL download.
Lots of bells and whistles that you would need to learn - as in any software
package you choose.

JG

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For proper web design
by johnabay / September 15, 2015 2:21 AM PDT

That is not possible. If you want to make proper design than you need to make use of HTML. The benefit is you can easily make responsive design website through integrate bootstrap coding.

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