Web Design Computer Basics
As a website owner, webmaster or web designer there are some basic computer skills you will need to work more efficiently.
Windows Basic Computer Skills
How to Make a Folder in Windows
To keep things organized on your computer, create folders for different documents, files and/or subjects. Once your documents are well organized on the computer this will make it easier to find items and setup scheduled tasks like backing up your data.
Folder Details View
Sometimes when working with files it would be nice to see file details like file name, file size and date last modified. This can be done by changing the Folder view to Details.
Learn how to see the folder details view.
Save File in Windows
Saving a file in Windows is quite simple.
Each program you have should have a top toolbar with a menu item called File on the far left of the toolbar. This is the menu item that you use to save a file and have control over where the files is saved and how it is named.
Open File in Windows
Windows is a difficult program/operating system to learn because there so many ways to do the same thing. Here we show you a couple of ways to open a file in Windows.
Learn to open a file in Windows.
Create Windows Toolbar
A Windows toolbar can be created for any folder on your computer. Having a Windows toolbar for those files and programs you use regularly can be a time saver. With this tutorial we will create a Windows toolbar for browser shortcuts but the methods can be adapted to create a Windows toolbar for your favourite folder, the working copy of your website or even to have one for your web favourites.
Change Screen Resolution on the Fly
Sometimes web pages are built with such small font or images that they may not be readable on your monitor. Or, if you are building a web page yourself you should check the page in different resolutions to see how others with different resolutions will see your page.
Backing Up Files
Have you ever lost all your data? Been infected by a virus which resulted in having to format your computer? Had a hard drive failure? Had a bad installation of a program? These are some of the causes for lost data.
Learn more about backing up files.
Backing Up Your Website
Having a backup copy of your work on your website is important whether you are experienced or not. Accidents do happen and all your hard work will be gone or ruined.
More on backing up your website
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