CoffeeCup Launches Free Web Design Package for Educators


01.08.2007—CoffeeCup Software, Corpus Christi, Texas, has started offering its Windows-based Web design suite free for educators. The software is available to public elementary and secondary schools and libraries in the United States.

CoffeeCup's Web design suite includes five individual applications for building and maintaining sites. Teachers at qualifying K-12 institutions can receive the following as part of the education promotion:

  • CoffeeCup VisualSite Designer, a WYSIWYG Web site creation and editing tool that included professionally designed templates;
  • CoffeeCup Web Calendar, a wizard-driven program for adding a Flash calendar to a Web site;
  • CoffeeCup News Flash, a tool for adding news items to a Web site from Yahoo, CNN and CNET;
  • CoffeeCup Form Builder, a Flash-based, drag and drop form for creation utility with support for forms that include input boxes, lists, check boxes and radio buttons; and
  • CoffeeCup Photo Gallery, which is designed for adding image galleries and slideshows to Web sites.

In order to gain access to the software, educations must fill out the form provided at the link below. The CD will then be shipped to the school. CoffeeCup's Education Software Package supports Windows operating systems only.

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