Pathfinder Pathways

Developing a Club Website

Could your club benefit from having a website but you don't know how to go about developing one?  Keep your Pathfinders, parents and church informed about what is happening in your club.

Here are several free hosting sites that don't require web building software:
Ministry-Webs is a website where you can create a free Christian web site.  You won't need to purchase software to be able to develop a professional up-to-date site. 

www.weebly.com - a free website editor and hosting site that doesn't require software and doesn't
put advertisments on it.

www.yola.com - free, no banner or pop-up ads. Easy-to-use tools let you build

Google Sites -
http://sites.google.com

Why have a website? What to include?

  • Internet Presence
  • Outreach Tool
  • Contact Information
  • Calendar
  • General Announcement Information
  • Photo Album
  • Uniform information
  • Honor information
  • Classwork information
  • Camping information
  • Newsletter
  • Staff Helps
  • Training and Education

Where can I find hosting sites?

  • GoDaddy.com
  • LunarPages.com
  • Dot5Hosting
  • iPower
  • SimpleUpdates.com
  • Search on 'Web Hosts' 

Web Design Software

  • Microsoft Expression
  • Dreamweaver
  • Trellix
  • Coffee Cup Visual Site Design
  • Search on 'web software'

Developing & Maintaining the Site

  • Decide what to include
  • Make it easy to navigate
  • Keep current/up-to-date
  • Check links
  • Delete out-of-date information

Using the Internet

  • Goggle - Search engin
  • Yahoo - search engine
  • Double check your sources before including information.
  • Just because it's on the internet doesn't mean you can believe everything.

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