How to Build a Free Web Page for a Beginner

by Qyou Stoval

It can be expensive to build your own web page if you want to showcase your business or talent on the Internet. Fortunately, there are online resources that allow you to create free web pages that includes a web address and hosting. Web hosts usually charge money to use their servers unless you join a free web page community that takes care of the web hosting fees. You must have servers in order to upload images and content to a website.

Gather all the images and content you will add to your free web page. Use a digital camera to take professional pictures that can be saved to a central location on your computer. Write the content for your web page using word-processing software like Microsoft Word or Apple pages. Your content can include information about yourself, your hobbies, or the product of service you offer.

Register with a free web page community to build your website. Sites like lets you register with a username and password to create websites at no cost. Choose a unique name for your sub-domain. A sub-domain is the name of your website attached to the main domain of the free web page community you use. For example, is a sub-domain.

Upload the images and content you gather into your new website. Free web page communities allow you to drag and drop your content into your new website. Drag-and-drop by selecting the item you would like to copy to your website with the left click of your mouse and drag the image or content into the portion of your new web page.

Change any fonts and colors for your website. Web page creation community software allows you to highlight the text and choose which color you want to change. Right-click on the text to change the size and font. An editing menu may be available in the web page tool to make changes to the content of your site.

Save your changes in the web creation program and visit your new website to see if you are happy with the result.

About the Author

Qyou Stoval holds a bachelor's degree in communications/media studies from Clayton State University and a MBA with a concentration in marketing from Ashford University. He has more than 10 years experience writing articles, poetry, novels, and stage and screen plays. His writing career started professionally in 1997. He is also proudly serving the United States Air Force.

Photo Credits

  • photo_camera internet image by arabesque from