May 26th: KC Web Pros

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Hello All !
Our next meeting will be held:
6:30 PM, Wed, May 26, 2010
Centriq Training Center
8700 State Line Rd, Leawood, KS
(West side of State Line Rd, directly across from Ward Parkway Mall)

Sponsor: Robert Half Technology
Food and door prizes will be provided by : Robert Half Technology
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In order to ensure that we have enough food for you, please let Ray Harris know if you will be attending. Thanks very much !

This month's topic is:

Presentation: Websites, So Easy (and cheap) a Caveman Can Do It! (speaker: Michael D. Newby)

This presentation will cover the basics of getting started to create your own website. A discussion of the technologies and lessons Michael learned in creating his websites: www.recursivecreativity.com and www.excelusersgroup.org. It might surprise you how little it costs, the free resources available and things you s! hould consider before getting started.

Short outline:
o Web Hosts (1&1, GoDaddy, etc.)
o Domains, domain names
o Using Templates (free and Commercially available)
o Web Pages, Web Technologies (basic discussion of what I use; there are too many to discuss all)
o Cascading Style Sheets, HTML, ASP.NET
o Validation
o Basic Scripting (JavaScript)
o Search Engine Optimization, Google, Bing
o Backups
o Web Site Management Software overview
o FTP
o E-mail


Michael's Bio:
Michael's background is in accounting and finance but has always leveraged technology to facilitate reducing the level of effort and the man hours involved in all processes. Michael is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), has led the local Windows Freeware User Group and regularly presents at User Groups on a wide variety of subjects.

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