I used to be a programmer, so doing something like building a website was EASY for me. Websites are built with a scripting language called “HTML”, which is basically a language that says “put these words here, and that line there, and this column over here”.
You get the idea.
So being a programmer was a great advantage when building website because each page of a site was basically a program that lays out a web page.
The websites we designed were not really designed to do or be anything except fancy online brochures. The idea was that someone could come see your website, ooh and ahh at it, and then call you up on the phone.
It was a LOT of work to build pages that way, and the result was that