Scripting Tutorials & Guides
Welcome to the Freeola Internet customer support pages. The following list of links represent a few guides available on the internet which you may find useful for reference when creating your site(s). For more internet help topics please visit our main Support Page.
This is not an exhaustive list of utilities available and Freeola are not responsible for the content of any external websites or the content/links held therein.
w3cschools - This site gives gives several tutorials and guides on creating PHP and HTML pages and elements.
Hot Scripts - This is a very good archive of scripts that you may wish to use on your site including hit counters, guest books, e-commerce and voting/polling systems to name but a few.
Web Monkey - This is a highly under rated resource, full of information with some excellent guides for a large number of scripting languages available for beginners, builders and masters.
HTML/XML Validator - This handy site checks and validates any web page you create. For further information on Markup Validation please click here.
CSS Validator - A similar site to the one above, except for validating CSS code.
Tizag - Another site that is full of HTML and PHP creation tutorials.
Freeola PHP Essentials - This is one of our own pages with tips on the essentials for using PHP on our hosting service.
UK PHP - The official guide from the UK developers of PHP. This contains a significant amount of reference information about all the functions and variables that you will need when compiling a website that includes PHP.
PHP Builder - This website is quite useful as a quick reference guide.
V-Bulletin - If you are willing to pay for scripts, this is a top-end commercial site which can produce high quality message boards in either Perl or PHP.
WordPress - One of the more popular 'Blog' publishing applications. For a full installation guide please see here.
Movable Type - Another 'Blog' publishing software with included links for social networking.
Expert Web Install - A useful selection of the most frequently asked questions regarding CGI & Perl.
Site Experts - A good place to further your knowledge of SSI (including conditional SSI).
Big Nose Bird - A large selection of tutorials on SSI for anyone from beginners to master site builders.
Techiware House - An excellent array of tutorials for newcomers to XML.
Altova - A complete learning programme in XML development tools and components with software downloads, reference tools, on-line demos and product guides.
Once created all web pages will need to be uploaded using a system called File Transfer Protocol, often abbreviated to FTP. Freeola provides a series of guides for this programs, a list of which can be found here. However, some of the more popular ones are listed below.
Filezilla - A small free FTP client that is support by both Windows and MAC operating systems. A guide for using this program can be found here.
CuteFTP - Another example of an FTP client with a 30 day free trial period. Instructions on using this program can be seen on this page.
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