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Chloe Dahlborg303 Points
During the tutorials,I'm building in the "workspace". When I am building my own site, where do I begin ?
Does it begin with purchasing a domain? I'm just curious as to what this process looks like outside of the tutorials
In one of the sections of How to Make a Website, Nick suggested Brackets. It's pretty great—looks and works a lot like Workspaces. Very intuitive, and cross-platform!
Plus, as we get better, we can contribute to it since it's open source. :)
Bill Hinostroza19,273 Points
If you want your site to be public you have to purchase a domain and a hosting plan. You can also host your own site so others can see but that is a bit more complicated.
If you just want to create a site you can develop locally.
Which all you need is a text editor but if you want to use server side code you're going to need a server.
So, for that you need to download wamp(windows) or mamp(mac).
If you have anymore questions feel free to ask.
James Barnett39,199 Points
You can begin building your own site in Workspaces. If you want to launch your site so the world can see it that's when you need to purchase a domain and web hosting.
J Scott Erickson11,883 Points
Alexander Rasmussen12,901 Points
Go to this site: http://www.sublimetext.com/2 Download it for the version you are running. When you safe a file as HTML in the program, simply just right-click on it in the folder and there you can choose witch browser you want to open the file in. I use Google Chrome, however you may have to check the website you are building in multiple browsers, to see if it is working optimized in different kind of browsers.