Because relative links make it easy to work with a Web site on your computer’s hard drive, both Netscape Composer and Microsoft FrontPage use relative links when you create links to files relative to the page you’re creating.
on the World Wide Web To publish a file on the World Wide Web means to transfer the file into a folder on a Web server so that other people around the world can access it with a Web browser. Publishing Files
You need to be careful how you create folders and subfolders when you make a local web that you plan to mount on the World Wide Web.
Because the links you make to local files are made relative to those files, the directory structure of the local web must be exactly the same as you intend to have out on the World Wide Web.
Maintaining a Good Directory Structure You have lots of HTML files, pictures, sounds, and movies that you plan to mount on the World Wide Web. Yu should keep them organized in a neat directory structure like this
A WebMaster is a person in charge of a Web site. The WebMaster keeps track of all the files in the Web site, maintains a good directory structure, and makes sure the links in the Web site work properly.
To learn more about this new profession, you may be interested in subscribing to CIO magazine, which was formerly called WebMaster magazine. To apply for a free subscription, click the CIO icon at the Interlit Web site.