There's a good chance if you're a business looking to create a website, coding your own site may prove too daunting a task. But if you have minimal needs and want a solution at minimal cost, here are the resources you would need to implement a website on your own.
To create a web site, at minimum you need to understand the two technologies at the foundation of the web : HTML and CSS. HTML represents the structure of your website, while CSS handles the site's presentation, how it appears.
After you have created you website, you will need to find a web host for your site. Choosing a web host is a commercial decision. Here are a collection of reviews for web hosting companies.
by David Karlins and Doug Sahlin
This hefty, 800+ page book is your start-to-finish roadmap for building a web site for personal or professional use. Even if you're completely new to the process, this book is packed with everything you need to know to build an attractive, usable, and working site.
NYPL hosts several classes on Web Design throughout our system. If you are interested in creating a website, you will want to seek out classes on :
To look for available classes, search NYPL's Events page