NETSELECT DIRECTORY: WEBSITE RESOURCES
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- Ad Council
- A source of online banner ads for the altruistic webmaster, as well as details on the Ad Council and their public service mission since 1942.
- HIGHEST POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATION: A kind of consumer rating on electronic ad agencies - of interest to webmasters everywhere. DO NOT sign up with any ad program without checking it out here FIRST!!!!
- Microsoft bCentral
- This website which can set up ads for your site on its own network of sites.
- NET-ADS - Get More Hits. Make More Money.
- You'll find lots of website promotion & development ideas here.
- SmartClicks:Targeted Banner Advertising for Free!
- "Dr. Webster" speaks highly of this one.
- WebSite Banner Advertising: Ad Networks, Brokers, and Exchanges
- HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, Mark J. Welch's consumer rating on electronic ad agencies, although dated, is of interest to webmasters everywhere. DO NOT sign up with any ad program without checking it out here.
- Websitebroker.com- Buy, Sell and Trade Web Sites
- Wanna sell or buy a website? Check here!
- Midi for your enjoyment!
- How to add MIDI (and jukebox for same) to your website.
- SOFTVision Concepts, USA - Java Script Source Site for Midi Players
- Web Developer's Virtual Library: Embedding Sound in Web Pages
- Weiss, Aaron- Pippar Purrs
CGI - Common Gateway Interface
- Behold! Software- Web Page Counter
- Here's where you can get a "donation-ware" CGI web page counter displays the number of hits a page receives.
- This site offers different digit styles for use with counters and clocks - including the counter CGI available from Behold! Software.
- BUILDER.COM - Web programming - the abc's of CGI
- An online tutorial in creating CGIs
- CGI Collection
- A searchable collection of over 1200 CGI resources (including scripts) in over 200 categories.
- CGI Directory
- Hundreds of scripts, an online tutorial on CGI programming & much, much more - an invaluable resource.
- CGI Storehouse
- Hundreds of scripts: all free, tested & verified
- Matt's Script Archive
- Matt Wright provides lots of useful CGI scripts here in Perl and HTMLScript, a few in C++, all free for the downloading (with acknowledgment) - RECOMMENDED.
- Muquit, Muhammad A.- Home Page
- Muhammad is the author of quite a few CGIs and shares them with you here: counters, calendars, etc.
- Ranson's Freeware CGI Scripts
- Scripts in perl to run on Unix, including counters, guestbooks and more . . .
- Sol, Selena - Public Domain CGI Archive & Resource Library
- Here's a great place to pick up on CGIs, from an archive of lots of them. Guest books, email forms, etc. Highly recommended both as a script and learning resource.
- BulletProof FTP
- A premium FTP package with some nifty features
- A spiffy utility, from the sound of it: maps an FTP site to a network drive letter. Haven't tried it myself yet.
- FTP Voyager
- Versatile and powerful yet very easy to use, highly recommended
- WSFTP - Windows Sockets FTP Client 32-bit from Ziff-Davis
- This is a really good basic FTP program for Windows 95. I use the Pro version myself.
- see Astropro's NetSelect Directory, Website Graphics Section
- Hosting 2000! - Customer Support
- If you're a newbie webmaster, or a wannabe, you've GOT to see Hosting 2000's help center! (And you don't have to be one of their clients.) Webmastering made easy.
- Futureone Homepage
- Genesis Website Hosting
- Hosting 2000!
- This Portland OR-based webhosting service can put your site online.
- 45 MB domain web hosting (YourName.Com) $8.25/mo.
- Ultimate Web Host List!
- A directory of web hosting sites, with comparative ratings and other info
- Will's Web Service - Design, Hosting and Promotion
- see Astropro's NetSelect Directory, HTML Section
- Check here for resources on HTML editors, validation, Dynamic HTML and more.
- Introduction to Java Course - IBM Education
- IBM offers Java education right on the Web.
- Applet Collection
- Several dozen applets are available free for the downloading here.
- Java (TM) Boutique
- More than 100 working Applets, along with instructions for downloading and including them in other Web pages.
- Sun Microsystems JavaSoft Home Page
- Sun Microsystems' Java site, your source for the latest news, downloads (including updates), etc.
- Java Developer's Journal
- JavaWorld - IDG's magazine for the Java community
- Java Home - The Ultimate Resource for Java Developers
- This IBM site is practically an online Java seminar
- Web Developer's Virtual Library: The Java Universe
- Applets, examples, tutorials
- Iavadraw for Windows 95
- Pretty nifty Java editor - 13 Mb download from ZDNet Software Library.
- Java Shareware.com
- All kinds of Java goodies free for the downloading
- JPad JavaI DE
- Requires Sun Microsystems Java Developer Kit, a 1/4 Mb download from ZDNet Software Library; gives you a Java editor, compiler, syntax-checker, and disassembler.
- Sun Microsystems Java Developers Kit
- An absolute MUST for the Java programmer, from Sun Microsystems - free about 8 Mb download from ZDNet Software Library.
- CNET TV- The Web - "how I did it"
- Justin does Java Script
Site Builder Network
- Microsoft Site Builder Network (SBN)
- Lots of free stuff including software and technical reference material
- 1000+ web development tools, scripts, etc. - lots of links to more.
- ANCHOR [ahref.com]
- Tips & techniques for website developers, how-to articles, etc.
- "The Strangest Name in Web Authoring Resources." HTML, CGI-BIN, and advice for the novice to intermediate web-master. Everything is free - including the advice!
- Browsers, Viewers and HTML Preparation Resources
- BYTE Magazine - March 1998 / Cover Story / Weaving a Better Web
- Cascading Style Sheets, DHTML, XML - get your feet wet!
- Help with all kinds of stuff - web development and more.
- DIGITAL TOOL GROUP
- Eye Candy
- Drop by here for some examples of excellence in website design.
- Free Code,FreeInternet Source Code
- An online archive of free downloadable website goodies - CGI, Java and more - to help you build your site.
- Inficad Website Instructions & Tools
- Lots of good links here, to help you get a website up and running.
- Kim Komando's Online Tools For A Killer Homepage
- Great resource for wannabe webmasters.
- Info on & downloads of Macromedia Web authoring tools
- Australian Web Design outfit's site has lots of useful resources & links.
- Poor Richard's Web Site: Geek-Free, Commonsense Advice on Building a Low-Cost Web Site
- Pretty much as it says . . .
- RAW:Resources and Assistance for Webmasters
- reallybig.com - "The Complete Resource for All Web Builders" - Free Clipart and More
- A little bit of everything for the web-builder; no, make that a lot of everything!
- Shilson, Darren- Welcome Home Page
- WebDeveloper.com HomePage
- Articles on website development technique, references, reviews and more
- Web Developer's Journal - an NCT Web Magazine
- Must reading - drop in often.
- Free scripts, tips, tools, tutorials & more: a must-see
- Webmasters Only
- Webmaster's Toolbox
- Includes online data base tools, banner builders, bots, cgi, perl, streaming audio, 3D creations, graphics editors, graphics suites, multimedia, JAVA assemblers, applets, search engines and other forms of web page animation etc.
- Think of this as a help center for website designers and developers: tricks, tips and tutorials.
- WELCOME HOME
- "HTML, Webmastering, And Image Help For Everyone" - a help site for the webmaster and the wannabe.
- WIMSE = Webmaster & Internet Marketing Search Engine, a new and searchable resource for building and promoting your website.
- Add Channel Wizard Guide
- Here's a pretty easy way to set up your site as a Netcaster channel.
- Netcaster Developer's Guide
- Check here for info on developing a Netcaster channel.
- Netscape Web Building
- Think of it as an online website developer's forum and magazine all rolled into one.
- Integrated Newswire: The News Ticker
- A simple little applet
- News Harvester
- Add a live news feed to your website free - see this site for details.
Perl - Practical Extraction & Report Language
- BUILDER.COM - Web Programming - Cool Web solutions with Perl
- Perl: The Swiss Army Chainsaw
- AdZe's More Hits
- Tips on getting more hits for your website, from the late AdZe MiXXe. If you're familiar with his website, then you'll recognize that he knew his stuff. AdZe shared freely - don't pass this one by!
- BBL Internet Media - Website Promotion, Press Release
- Ideas and help for getting the word out about your website
- Tips on ways to promote your website, with lots of links to help you do it.
- FreeLinks: The Ultimate Web Site Promotions Resource
- A guide to free web site promotions, search engines and directories, and webmaster tools and resources.
- Advanced web development concepts, including online marketing tactics: don't miss it.
- Internet Marketing Library
- Good ideas, free trial software to evaluate: ways to increase your site's presence and traffic.
- NetPromote - Web Promotion and Search Engine Positioning
- How to build & sustain traffic at your website - free promotion info
- New Page List Submissions Page
- Submit your new site here for consideration. If chosen, your site'll get free publicity.
- Promotion 101 - Web Site Marketing and Promotion Info Center
- Free articles, resources, tools & links to help you get your website noticed
- Submit It!- Submit and Promote Your URL
- A free online service for companies & individuals, which simultaneously submits your URL to more than a dozen major and minor search engines. If you've got a new web page, you've got to get over to Submit It!
- Submit Your URL to the WebStep Top 100 Free Listings
- Recommended, definitely one of the best of the free sites in this category
- The Webby Awards
- Check out this annual award site, more or less the Oscars of the Web.
- Webmaster's Guide to Search Engines
- Tips and tricks on getting your website into the search engines, and more
- Rail--Glacier Point Software
- Maybe the most comprehensive directories of web rings anywhere. Joining a ring is an easy way to promote your site, find similar sites, etc.
- Website Awards
- Links to awards sites all over the Web: submit your site, maybe you'll get a review and some extra traffic!
- What's New Too!
- Submit your site here!
- Yahoo! - Add To
- Here's where you'll find the form to submit your site to Yahoo!
- Yahoo! - Computers and Internet: Internet: World Wide Web: Announcement Services
- Yahoo!'s listing of website announcement services
- evaluWEB PICS Support
- A self-rating system
- RSACi - Home Page
- Recreational Software Advisory Council on the Internet - a self-rating site, maybe the most widely-used on the Web.
- Safe For Kids Rating Description
- SafeSurf Home Page
- Another widely used rating system
- W3 Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS)
- Find out about PICS meta codes and how to use them.
- W3 REC-PICS-labels-961031
- Syntax for PICS labels
- 404 Research Lab
- Create your own 404 ("not found") error page, see some of the best on the Web.
- BUILDER.COM - Web Servers - Analyze your Web site traffic
- Ways to analyze traffic at your website
- Cheap Domain Registration
- Check to see if the domain name you want is available, then buy it here on the cheap.
- This site features a searchable database which allows you to check to see if a domain name is available for almost every country in the world.
- Delorie Software Web Stuff
- Lots of useful tools for website developers here
- A virtual "tool shed" for website developers
- Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
- The official W3C draft
- Joe Gillespie - Web Page Design for Designers
- As it says
- Good Documents: INTRAnet business writing from Dan Bricklin and Trellix
- Lots of good stuff on designing web pages here, applicable to intranets as well as to the Internet/WWW
- IBM Website Development Guide
- This site from IBM has tips on user interface and Web design.
- irt = Internet Related Technologies, and this searchable site pretty well covers the territory.
- Enter a URL, check the links there: useful tool.
- A Beginner's Guide to URLs
- URL = Uniform Resource Locator
- Web Design Resource
- Tutorials and articles on every major aspect of website design: a must-see.
- Web Developer's Virtual Library
- As close as I've seen to a one-stop site when it comes to resources for WWW publishing. Definitely a must-see.
- Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer
- On online & real-time way of seeing your pages with various browser features enabled or turned off
- Web Site Garage - One Stop Shop for Servicing Your Web Site
- A MUST-SEE site for any web developer: input your URL, get a diagnostic on your site
- Web Standards Project: Resources
- Links to guide you in just about everything connected with website development
- Yale C/AIM Web Style Guide
- An online style manual for webmasters
- A collection of website design, production & maintenance links WAY too good to pass up
- CNET: Add search to your site
- Must reading if you're considering setting up a search capability on your website
- Java Utilities: Site Search
- ScriptSearch has compiled some Java utilities that just might be the ticket to ride if you're trying to set up a site search feature.
- Perl Utilities: Site Search
- Some Perl solutions for setting up a site search feature, from ScriptSearch
- Thunderstone's Webinator is one way to add search capability to your website.
Search Engines, Website Development-Specific
- DevSearch - The Web Developer's Search Engine
- Maybe the single most valuable resource in this entire collection
- NetSearcher Home Page
Typography, Fonts, Etc.
- BUILDER.COM - Web Graphics - Terrific type tips
- An excellent guide to typography in website design
- See also Astropro's NetSelect Directory, Technology Section, Computers & Software, Fonts
- (Check here for fonts you can download, etc.)
- Web Page Purifier
- This site will give you some idea what YOUR site looks like to the poor suckers using WebTV - in a word, BAD, I assure you. (See the official WebTV site for a downloadable WebTV viewer which more accurately reflects how sites appear to WebTV viewers.) It also lets you see your site as viewed under various HTML standards.
- WebTV Developer
- The official WebTV site for webmasters interested in developing sites for their standard - VERY highly recommended, be sure to download and USE the free WebTV viewer. (Bear in mind that the ultimate proof is to be had only by viewing a site through a real WebTV set.)
- CNET: How to Add Video to Your Site
- Thinking about adding video to your site? Don't miss this tutorial!
- IBM Developers: XML
- Lots of XML resources, a must-see
- Includes full specs on XML, tips and tricks for using it, etc.
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