What is iWeb?

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iWeb is a web publishing application that is part of the iLife suite of digital lifestyle applications.  It allows Apple Macintosh users to easily create websites without the need to write HTML, programming, or CSS.  It works by giving the end user a very flexible drag and drop interface that makes designing web pages easy.  iWeb automatically generates HTML code thereby allowing your pages to be published with ease.
iweb_icon.pngiWeb allows you to:
  • Quickly design and publish a personal website via Apple provided themes and templates
  • Design your web pages and site from scratch
  • Publish your pages to MobileMe
  • Use the built-in FTP support to publish pages to a hosting service
  • Make changes to published iWeb's pages
  • Add text, photos, movies, widgets, and sound to your pages
  • Include the podcast you created in GarageBand
  • Link your iWeb-based to your Facebook account thereby allowing you to send update notifications to friends and family
  • Create multiple websites
Works with other applications
iWeb works effortlessly with other Apple applications including iPhoto, iMovie, iTunes, GarageBand, and with other Mac OS X applications.  iWeb also works with your Mac's iSight camera allowing you to capture images or video clips for immediate inclusion in your web pages.  It also works with Apple's MobileMe Gallery as well as with Google services such as Google Maps, Adsense, and YouTube.

iWeb is pre-installed on all new Macs.  The current version is iWeb '09.
Created: 3:24 PM on Mar 10, 2009
By: switchtoamac