Microsoft Expression Web - New Website
In the previous chapter, we installed Microsoft Expression Web and now we are ready to start working on it. In this chapter, we will learn how to create a new website from scratch.
Create a website
To create a new website, let's open Microsoft Expression Web.
Then you need to follow the steps below.
Step 1 - Select the menu option Site → New site… .
Step 2 - This will open the following dialog from which you can create or import different types of websites.
Step 3 - For simplicity, let's select Ggeneral → One page site .
Step 4 - The new website will be created with a page named default.htm . Let's rename it to index.html with right clicking on the file and clicking on the Rename option.
Step 5 - The default doctype used in Expression Web is -
You poYou can do this simply by switching to the code view .
You can change the doctype in Tools → Page Editor Options → Creation .
Step 6 - Now let's add the
tag inside the body tag and text as shown in the following code .
< content = "text / html; charset = utf-8 "http-equiv = " Content- Type "/>
This is my first web page
Step 7 - To view our website in a browser, go to the File menu and select Preview in browser → Any browserteur , say, Internet Explorer.
This will open our website in Internet Explorer.