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8.Ifeverythinglooksgood,clickPublish. When you click the Publish button at the top of the screen, the URL (Web address) for your Web page appears on your screen. You can copy and then email this link to anyone who'd be interested (Figure 13-3, bottom). Tip: Unfortunately, the address is not particularly catchy; it's along the lines of http://homepage.mac .com/YourMemberName/imovie.html. If you'd prefer a URL that's shorter and catchier, investigate a free URL redirection service like www.here.is. These sites let you choose a more convenient Web address to distribute--and then they auto-forward your visitors to the longer address. (And if the here.is service isn't working as you read this, do your own shopping for free redirection services by searching Google for "free URL redirection.") Posting to Your .Mac Account Finally, your Web page is now available for everyone on the Internet to see. Corpo- rations and professional Web designers may sniff at the simplicity of the result, but it takes them a lot longer than ten minutes to do the same thing. You can create as many Web pages as you want (within the space constraints of your iDisk). When you return to the HomePage screen, a list of your existing Web pages appears (complete with Edit and Delete buttons, described next). So does the Add button, which you can click to start the process of building another Web page. Editing your Web page To make changes to your Web site using the .Mac tools, proceed like this: 1.InyourWebbrowser,gotowww.mac.com. Click"LogIn."Typeyournameand passwordandthenclickEnter. Now you arrive at the main .Mac screen. 2.ClickHomePage. The HomePage screen appears. At the top left of the page is the list of Web pages you've created so far. 3.Clickthenameofthemovieyouwanttoedit,andthenclickthesmallEditbutton beneathit. You arrive at the main iMovie confguration page shown in Figure 13-3 at top, where you can change the movie you want to play (click the Choose button), the title you want to give it, and any notes you want to appear underneath it. 4.Wheneverythinglooksgood,clickPublish. You've just updated your Web page. Behind the Screens Behind the scenes, iMovie builds your movie Web site by placing new Web page (HTML) documents in the Sites folder of your iDisk (Figure 13-4). If you know how to use a Web-page creation program like Dreamweaver or even Microsoft Word, you can make changes to your Web page by editing these documents. chapter13:moviesontheweb--andonthephone 319