Basic HTML: Paragraphs and Headers

Text makes up the core content of any web site, and has lots of tags to enable us to display it exactly how we need it. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to present text in the simplest way using paragraphs and headers. Paragraph Tags Paragraph tags structure our paragraphs of text. They tell the […]

Basic HTML: Your First Web Page

Every website must start with a home page. This is the main page that your visitors will usually ‘land’ on when they find your website. Although the content of a home page may vary site by site, it is generally where you’d place an introduction to your website and some updates or a blog. Creating […]

Basic HTML: Getting Started

Creating a web page is a simple and fun process. Whether you want to tell the world about yourself, or you’ve been recruited by your boss to advertise the company you work for, there’s no reason you can’t pick up the basics and get a page online in just a few hours. What is HTML? […]

Understanding Graphics for the Web

It is incredibly easy to add all sorts of graphics to web pages, but without a basic knowledge of what you’re doing you might end up wasting space and bandwidth using the wrong file format. In graphic design, there are hundreds of different file formats created by hundreds of different graphics programs, but on the […]

Fixing Common Validation Errors

When it comes to validating your web pages, it’s often easy to miss little things that are generally unimportant to the layout of the page but make the w3c validator throw a temper tantrum. I’ve compiled a list of common errors and warnings, and how to fix them. No Character Encoding Found! Falling back to […]

Dynamic Text Boxes

If you’ve got lots of images on one page with a description for each — or even multiple layouts/skins that visitors can choose from that need detailing — you probably won’t want long lists of text that the visitor has to scroll through to find the part that applies to them. Instead, why not have […]