I did this over the weekend because I got bored so enjoy!
Step 1: What Do You Need?
You need a PC, Mac, or Linux based computer that your not afraid to keep running all day and night.
I am using a broken old Dell Inspiron 6000 with windows XP. Vista works too. To my knowledge all versions of Mac OS X work (I only have leopard)
You will also need software wise:
is your on an pc download and install WAMP
if on a mac download and install MAMP
if on linux install LAMP
if on a pc download and install tightvnc and start the tightvnc server
if on a mac go to system prefs -> sharing -> and turn on screen sharing
if on linux find and install any vnc software if not already installed
Step 2: The setup
Once everything is installed you will need to get some software for writing HTML. You can use Macromedia's Dreamweaver in mac or pc or in a mac you can use iWeb for a graphical interface in mac. Or you can use a simple text editor and just change the extension to .html. Below I will add a snip-it of simple html code that you can put up on your server while you are building it. If you want a blog on your website download wordpress from wordpress.org and follow install instructions. Right now no one but people on your local network can see your web page. In the next step I will explain how to make it available to the public for free without having to buy a domain.
Hi all where this text is replace it with your special message to your future viewers!