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John Nguyen
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John Nguyen
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Graduate 30,464 Points

Where to find free/cheap resources on building a simple HTML/CSS website?

Hello everyone!

I just finished the "How to Make a Website" and "CSS Basics" courses of the web development track. I believe both courses recommended to start on personal small projects. I would like to do this, however, I'm not entirely sure where to start.
For example, does anyone know where I can get domains cheaply? Also, should I even purchase a domain at this stage?

I would appreciate any advice you guys could give me, as I'm still pretty new to web development..

2 Answers

Hi John!

My advice to you now is to create some websites! Use your newfound knowledge to create some projects which could, potentially, be put online. These projects don't have to be anything serious. For example, you could make up a company and then make a website for this fictional company.

Once you have done this and you feel like you are starting to get a good grip on how to create websites on your own then you can either start working on your own personal website or look for work!

As far as domains go, it is up to you. If you want the website to go online then, yeah, it probably is worth getting a domain name but if it is just a practice project it would be a waste of money really.

Also, I would recommend going through the Domain Registrars below: GoDaddy NameCheap

I hope this was of some help to you!

-Luke

Wilson Usman
Wilson Usman
35,206 Points

You could always use github pages as well:

https://pages.github.com/