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HTML editor programs

An HTML editor is a software application for creating web pages. Although the HTML markup of a web page can be written with any text editor, specialized HTML editors can offer convenience and added functionality. For example, many HTML editors work not only with HTML, but also with related technologies such as CSS, XML and JavaScript or ECMAScript. In some cases they also manage communication with remote web servers via FTP and WebDAV, and version management systems such as CVS or Subversion.
WYSIWYM editors: What You See Is What You Mean (WYSIWYM) is an alternative paradigm to the WYSIWYG editors above. Instead of focusing on the format or presentation of the document, it preserves the intended meaning of each element. For example, page headers, sections, paragraphs, etc. are labeled as such in the editing program, and displayed appropriately in the browser. – Wikipedia

Free Web Editors

Just because you don’t have a lot of money doesn’t mean you can’t get a good editor. There are lots of Web page editors available in both text and WYSIWYG that are free. The Web editors listed here all have unlimited free licenses. Be aware that some may be licensed for non-commercial or personal use only, be sure to check the details before you download them.

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When you pay for website creation, you’re paying for what designers do and what they know. With a little time, patience and a great HTML editor, you can save thousands of dollars. DIY just took on a whole new meaning.

List of HTML editors
Basic text editors
Source code editors
Word processors
WYSIWYG editors
WYSIWYM editors
Discontinued editors

Best Free HTML Editor
Whether code-based or WYSIWYG, the ideal HTML editor should be able to validate that the HTML is standards-compliant, preview the page in different browsers, support meta-tags and provide basic image editing, while still being free. An included FTP client is a bonus.

Free HTML Editors / Free Web Editors
Looking for a better editor (or perhaps even your first editor) to design your website? This page lists free HTML editors, Web editors, WYSIWYG editors, web site builders, as well as specialized editors optimized for Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or even the numerous web scripting languages such as PHP, Perl, Java, JavaScript, ASP, etc.
The editors are separated into two sections: the WYSIWYG Web Editors / Site Builders allow you to design your website using a What You See Is What You Get interface – somewhat like a wordprocessor where you can see what your page will look like (mostly) as you type; and Site Builders that allow you to design your site from pre-packaged templates (and sometimes also allowing you a WYSIWYG interface to change elements from that tempate).
The other section lists the Free HTML Editors / Free PHP/Perl/JavaScript (etc) Editors which are basically ASCII text editors with additional features that make it easier for you to code pages for the web. Very often, this includes syntax highlighting for the HTML/CSS elements (and perhaps also for PHP, Perl, JavaScript, ASP, Java elements as well).

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