GEM  Home Welcome to the GEM website creator. &nbsp;Here you can easily create and publish a basic website for free. &nbsp;It is ideal for small businesses, doctors, hobbyists, publishing reports, promoting affiliated products, and more. &nbsp;No programming experience necessary. &nbsp;No login required, no sign up required. &nbsp;You can create up to 6 pages. &nbsp;You can include an image for each page. &nbsp;The image will be displayed at the top of each page. &nbsp;After you are done, click continue to preview your website. &nbsp;To get started, <a href="https://www.gem-editor.com/gwc/website_editor.php" class="btn btn-primary btn-xs">click here</a><div><br></div><div>To open a previously saved website, <a href="https://www.gem-editor.com/gwc/website_editor.php?ow=1" class="btn btn-primary btn-xs">click here</a></div><div><br></div><div><div>The GEM website editor currently uses a growing number of themes that use various modern CSS frameworks and supports input of Font Awesome icons and more.</div></div><div><br></div><div>To make a website you desire, you can choose to create a website yourself, or you can have someone assist you in creating the website. &nbsp;GEM makes it easier to collaborate with programmers so that you are not doing 100% of the work in developing a website.</div><div><br></div><div><div>If you are new to programming and choose to create websites yourself using GEM, you can gain valuable web development experience and skills. &nbsp;There is no limit in the number of websites you can create using GEM.</div></div><div><br></div><div>If you need help using GEM, please see our <a href="?p=2">Frequently Asked Questions</a> (FAQ) page, or feel free to contact us using our form on the <a href="?p=3">Contact Us</a> page. &nbsp;To download a sample website file to help you create your website, <a href="website_gem.xml" class="btn btn-primary btn-xs" download="">click here</a></div><div><br></div><h3><span class="fa"></span>&nbsp;Self-host your Website</h3><div><div>You can choose to self-host your website. &nbsp;Currently all of the available themes can be downloaded and transferred to your host. &nbsp;Setup is quick and easy. &nbsp;To see a list of themes available to download on GitHub, <a href="https://emrickj.github.io/themes" class="btn btn-primary btn-xs">click here</a></div></div><div><br></div><h3><span class="fa"></span>&nbsp;Earn Money using GEM</h3><div><div>In addition to banner advertisements, you can have your pages along with pages promoting affiliated products or services on a website similar to what was done to this website. &nbsp;To do this, simply create pages promoting affiliated product(s) or service(s) using the GEM website editor and then save pages as a website file. &nbsp;Next is to e-mail me the website URL(s) you would like to update along with the website file as an attachment to <a href="mailto:emrickj248@comcast.net">emrickj248@comcast.net</a> and then I will update your website(s). &nbsp;To download a sample website file, <a href="byethost.xml" class="btn btn-primary btn-xs" download="">click here</a><div><br></div><h3><span class="fa"></span>&nbsp;Shortcut Keys</h3><div>To make GEM easier to navigate, Shortcut Keys can be used. &nbsp;Hold down <kbd>Alt</kbd> Key and the following Keys to go to that part of GEM.</div><div><br></div><div><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span><kbd>1</kbd> - Go to Page 1</div><div><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span><kbd>2</kbd> - Go to Page 2</div><div><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span><kbd>3</kbd> - Go to Page 3</div><div><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span><kbd>4</kbd> - Go to Page 4</div><div><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span><kbd>5</kbd> - Go to Page 5</div><div><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span><kbd>6</kbd> - Go to Page 6</div><div><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span><kbd>C</kbd> - Add/Edit CSS</div><div><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span><kbd>S</kbd> - Submit Website</div><div><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span><kbd>O</kbd> - Show Options List</div><div><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span><kbd>W</kbd> - Open Website</div><div><br></div><div>Note: For Windows and Linux users using Firefox, use <kbd>Shift&nbsp;+&nbsp;Alt</kbd>&nbsp;+ access key. &nbsp;For Macintosh users, use <kbd>Control&nbsp;+&nbsp;Alt</kbd> + access key.</div><div><br></div><h4 style="text-align: center;"><i class="fa"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/GEM-Website-Creator-1972669663019442/"></a></i>&nbsp;Visit us on Facebook | <a href="?p=3">Advertise</a></h4> </div></div>  FAQ <h2>Frequently Asked Questions</h2><div><br></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓠ</span> <b><i>Can I save the information I entered on GEM?</i></b></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓐ</span> Yes. &nbsp;To save the information, click on Continue located on the bottom of the GEM website editor page or use <kbd>Alt&nbsp;+&nbsp;S</kbd>. &nbsp;After the successful submission of your website, click on Save Website. &nbsp;You will have the option to name the file you want to save. &nbsp;This file will usually be saved in the Download Folder of your computer or mobile device.</div><div><i><br></i></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓠ</span> <i><b>How do I load a previous saved website?</b></i></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓐ</span> On the GEM website editor page, click on Options on the bottom of the page. &nbsp;On the list of options, click on Open Website. &nbsp;It will asked you to select a website file. &nbsp;Select the file you have previously saved on the website editor. &nbsp;This file is usually located in the Download Folder of your computer or mobile device. &nbsp;You can also use <kbd>Alt&nbsp;+&nbsp;W</kbd> to open a website.</div><div><br></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓠ</span> <b><i>Do you place advertisements on a published website?</i></b></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓐ</span> No. &nbsp;We do not place advertisements on any published website other than a single, customizable, drop-down button to advertise a product or service. &nbsp;You can choose to remove it for a one time charge.</div><div><br></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓠ</span> <b><i>Can the website be viewed on mobile devices?</i></b></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓐ</span> This will depend on what theme you are using on the website. &nbsp;All of the currently available themes can be viewed on mobile devices.</div><div><br></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓠ</span> <b><i>Can I customize the look of my website?</i></b></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓐ</span> You can add or modify a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) for any website you create. &nbsp;To add or modify a CSS, click on Options located on the bottom of the GEM website editor page or use <kbd>Alt&nbsp;+&nbsp;O</kbd>. &nbsp;In the Options window, click on Edit CSS. &nbsp;For CSS examples, <a href="http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_examples.asp" class="btn btn-primary btn-xs">click here</a></div><div><br></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓠ</span> <i><b>Can I add icons to my website? If so, how?</b></i></div> <div><span class="fa fa-lg">Ⓐ</span> Yes, adding icons is easy. &nbsp;To add Font Awesome icons to a Page Name, right-click on the Page Name field. &nbsp;To add icons in the contents of any page, use the Insert Icon toolbar button, or right-click on the toolbar of the contents area. &nbsp;For more information on Font Awesome icons, <a href="http://fontawesome.io" class="btn btn-primary btn-xs">click here</a></div><div><br></div> Contact Us If you have questions, comments, or if you like more information on how to advertise on this website, please feel free to contact us using the form below.<div><br></div> Employment <h2>Employment</h2><div><br></div><div><div>An Employment opportunity as a Technical Support Representative is currently available. &nbsp;This is a work from home opportunity with flexible hours. &nbsp;You can also build websites for customers using GEM and set your own rates. &nbsp;Knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, and Bootstrap is helpful. &nbsp;If interested, please e-mail résumé to <a href="mailto:emrickj248@comcast.net">emrickj248@comcast.net</a>.</div></div><div><br></div>