Category Archives: Websites

How does a website work?

How does a website work?

How does a website work

If you’ve never built a website before, you first question is probably, “How does a website work?”

When I’m contacted by new potential website clients, I share diagrams and outlines to explain the process and what goes into building a site. Some people come to me who already have either a sketch, or a list of things they’d like, or a few website links of websites they like – and this is a great start. Others come to me and just “want a website” but don’t really mind what it looks like.

How to create a hyperlink

How to create a hyperlink

How to create a hyperlink

Wondering how to create a hyperlink?

Whichever website system you use, you’ll need to know how to make links, and luckily the technique is pretty standard.

When you’re editing a web page or a blog post, you’ll be in “editing mode” where you can type text.

This section of your website is often called the “editor”, the “dashboard”, the “back-end” or other phrase.

At the top of the area where you are able to type, you will see a Menu with options displayed as buttons, similar to the image shown below (if you don’t see a Menu, please contact your web designer):