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|5 Steps to Understanding HTML - Friday, April 21, 2006|
HTML is a relatively simple language, but that doesn't stop people from having problems with it. Why is that? It's mainly because, while the HTML tags themselves are easy, creating an HTML document that works as intended on a web server requires you to know a few extra things that aren't often explained. Here, then, is a guide to understanding those parts of HTML that they just don't tell you about in the books.
|7 Benefits of HTML Validation - Friday, April 21, 2006|
You may not bother with html validation or writing simple
and clean code when designing your web site. Later you may
find your site is slow loading, appears incorrectly in the
main browsers and does not rank well for the major search
Now there are sites that still do rank well even though the
html code has many errors.
|7 Reasons Why Using CSS is a Must - Friday, April 21, 2006|
CSS is a new option for website designers that have been using HTML and tables for most of their web designing careers. Of course, it is a huge change and requires learning a new language and skill, however most people are saying CSS is worth it and it will give you more control, options, and is easier to edit.
|10 Tips on designing a fast loading web site - Friday, April 21, 2006|
Tips and tricks on effective web design
The Number 1 rule that every web designer should follow is to create a fast loading web site. You might have a great design but very few people are going to see it if it takes a long time to load. While designing a web site always think about how long it will take to load. Try out our tips to build a great looking web site that also loads fast.<
|A Guide To Writing Successful Website Copy - Friday, April 21, 2006|
We all know that the lion’s share of web traffic comes through the search engines. We also know that keywords and links to your site are the two things that affect your ranking in the search engines. Your keywords tell the search engines what you do, and the inbound links tell them how important you are. This combination is what determines your relevance. And relevance is what the search engines are after.
|Are We Blind To Banner Ads? - Friday, April 21, 2006|
Do expensive, flashy banner ads really work? Studies suggest advertisers attempting to draw traffic through banner ads could be wasting their time and their money.
|Bluetooth: Personal Wireless Networking - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
Bluetooth: Personal Wireless Networking
If you've got a wireless network for your computers already,
well, you might get a bit excited about what I'm going to say
next. How would you feel if your PDA, your mobile phone, your
mp3 player and almost everything else you connect to your
computer could be wireless too? You'd like that? Well, it's
already a reality and has been for some time now.
|Branding your website - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
When it comes to your website you cannot rely on your webmaster or programmers to brand your website. It is vital that your website is created by a branding firm like Glazer and Kalayjian, Inc. and its subsidiary GK namebase who not only are experts at branding, strategy, communications and design, but also have a team of expert programmers to do the back end. You have probably noticed how so many websites look the same or are very confusing, busy and junky… that is because they are done by “web designers”, programmers who also try to be designers, or some kid who is really good on the computer and html becomes a web desinger. This is not the way to do a website, at least a serious one that you to represent your brand and you want positive results.
|Brief web Design Tips - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
Here is a list of some tips to help you with your web pages. These are
simply suggestions to help you create a better surfing experience for your
Avoid Under Construction signs - All good web sites should always be under
construction. Including the words "under construction", or worse yet a
blinking animation, only makes you look like an amateur. These notices are
so frowned upon that directories such as Yahoo will not accept sites with
one on the home page. Most awards programs will immediately reject any sites
displaying this dishonorable phrase.
|Browser Compatibility - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
Internet Explorer, created by microsoft has been the most popular web browser for many years. But the gap is shrinking with the release of Mozilla Firefox, by an open source community.
At the last count it is said that there are 64 million firefox users on the internet. Growing in massive numbers by the day.
So, the issue with browser compatibility is at its highest importance. The way browsers are constructed, they can show a webpage slightly differently.
|Building Printer Friendly Pages - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
Your site looks like it's working perfectly. You've tested it
with several different browsers under various resolutions. The
HTML complies with the standards and your CSS is impeccable.
Even if all of the above statements are accurate, everything
still might not be the way it should. We often design for
screens and blissfully forget that we need to take other devices
into account as well. It's surprising to notice that while
printers are very widely used, a large part of designers seem
to completely ignore them.
|Business Benefits of the Web Standards - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
Why your business benefits from adhering to the web standards Web standards are created to give benefits to the developer and the visitor. As a business, your website must be accessible, usable, attractive and convey a message of trust and professionalism. Getting this right can be both expensive and difficult if done outside of the W3 standards.
Let's look at the main benefits of web standards.
|cascading style sheets and server side includes - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
Highlight: Below, first we learn how to define individual tags with multiple definitions using the Cascading Style Sheets, and then we learn how to include common components on multiple web pages with minimum effort.
We packed up with external Cascading Style Sheets in the previous section, and I had mentioned like a sage that their could be a point in your life when you would like to implement different CSS definitions for different sections of the same HTML page. I understand that as you go through these HTML gospels, you're growing wiser and wiser, and your unquenchable thirst for wisdom is attaining new heights.
|Cascading Stylesheets: 5 Reasons To Use CSS - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
Cascading Stylesheets become more and more important in today's
But before you decide to get started using CSS you should know
why CSS is so important and what its advantages are.
|Column Designs with CSS - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
So CSS makes layouts easier than they were with tables - there's
not really much debate about that. One of the reasons many
people stuck with tables for so long (and, in fact, still stick
with tables to this day) is that it can be difficult to create
column-based designs using CSS. Since there are so many websites
that essentially consist of a middle column of content
surrounded by left and right columns containing navigation and
ads, this was considered to be unacceptable.
|Content is King - Believe It - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
Somewhere between ever more sophisticated graphic design and
more complicated CSS, many designers have are starting to forget
one of the ground rules of the web. This rule is the arguably
the most important rule to follow at all times; one that you
should always keep in mind when you're designing your website.
|Creating Custom Error Pages with .htaccess - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
Have you ever noticed that some people have really nice error
pages when a page doesn't exist on their site? Wouldn't it be
nice if you could make your error page match the rest of your
site? Don't fret; you can do it! All you'll need to do is use a
handly little file called .htaccess.
|CSS and the End of Tables - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
In the bad old days of the web, the only way to create even
slightly complex layouts was to use tables. Some sites featured
silly numbers of tables, one inside the other, to create
relatively simple-looking effects. With CSS, though, tables can
finally be replaced.
|CSS Browser Detection - The complete guide - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
Different browsers, different CSS interpretations! There will be a time when you'll need to hide some CSS rules from a particular browser, or even all the CSS file! In this articles I'll try to compile all possible types of Browser detection technics and provide examples.
|CSS - Maximum Benefits - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
What is CSS?
CSS is a simple file which controls the visual appearance of a Web page without compromising its structure. Using CSS we can control our font size, font color, link color and many other attributes on our web page. This will make our HTML code much more readable and the page size will be reduced.
Why to use it and how to use it properly
|CSS Print Media Tutorial - Saturday, April 29, 2006|
The power of print + CSS
So you've made yourself a cutting edge web page. What next ? Well maybe you want your visitors to be able to print pages in a certain style. Heavy graphical content can be removed, background colour changed and navigation items removed, infact anything to make a printer friendly version of your page. All this can de done with CSS.
|DHTML-Introduction - Friday, May 19, 2006|
Think of DHTML as not a singular technology but a combination of three
existing technologies glued together by the Document Object Model (DOM):
|Creating table using DIV tags - Sunday, September 9, 2007|
How to create tables using only div and css