Blog Your First Website Using WebMatrix 1/18/2011

This guide introduces you to WebMatrix, Microsoft's new one-stop website authoring tool that lets you create, edit, and publish websites easily.

This getting-started guide will help you:

  • Install WebMatrix.
  • Download and install an open-source web application along with its prerequisites.
  • Perform the initial set up, including setting database and site administrator credentials.
  • Edit some files in the site using the built-in code editor.
  • Edit the site's database using the built-in database manager.
  • Run a site analysis to look for potential optimizations.
  • Prepare to publish your site to a web hosting provider.
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