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July, 2018

  • 3 July

    Understanding The <BASE> Tag in 2018

    The <BASE> tag has been a part of HTML for decades now, and little has changed with the tag itself as we’ve transition to 2018. At its core, the <BASE> tag creates a document base – off which relative hyperlinks in the body of the document will go. Change The Base URL For All Links On A Page By default, ...

November, 2016

  • 30 November

    Create Accordions Using The New <DETAILS> & <SUMMARY> Tags in HTML5.1

    HTML5.1 has brought about some amazing new features and functions, many of which used to be possible only via a JavaScript library like jQuery. Accordions have long been a popular way to categorize and simplify alot of content within a single page – and the most common way to create accordions in the past was using jQuery. HTML5.1 aims to ...

  • 29 November

    Easily Style Inline Quotations Using The Forgotten <Q> Tag

    I bet you never knew that HTML had a built-in method to display inline quotations – and there’s probably a good reason for that – until now. Over 9 years ago when HTML 4.0 was first released the world was introduced to the <q> tag – intended to display inline quotations that don’t require paragraph tags. By default all browsers ...

  • 26 November

    Do More With Horizontal Lines

    Chances are you probably already know about the <hr> tag available inside HTML – however did you know there are plenty of features and settings built into the default <hr> tag? Settings for width, height, and even color are all available within the base tag – and fully supported by modern browsers. <HR ALIGN="left|right|center" COLOR="color" WIDTH="width" SIZE="height"> The ALIGN parameter lets ...

July, 2015

  • 30 July

    Understanding The Difference Between Class and ID

    A good buddy of mine has recently started his own learning process diving into HTML, CSS, and Javascript. He came to me with a question recently wanting to know what the actual difference was between a class and an id, and when each should be used. As I explained this to him I thought that this would make a great post as I ...

December, 2014

  • 19 December

    I Want A Website: Building My Own Website

    So you decided to bypass the website builder route and build your website yourself. This is definitely the harder way to go about building your website however you will learn alot more and hopefully have some fun along the way. First thing is first. Your going to need to get yourself a domain name and a hosting plan. Now usually ...

October, 2014

  • 30 October

    W3C Brings HTML5 to Recommendation Status

    HTML5 has been around for a couple of years now – slowly growing as more and more websites transition from HTML4; and more and more browsers start to fully support all of HTML5’s features. As of right now almost all devices out there fully support HTML5. Computer browsers such as Chrome, Opera and Firefox support HTML5. Mobile phone browsers such ...

March, 2014

February, 2014

  • 26 February

    Google Pokes Fun at BLINK & MARQUEE HTML

    The <blink> and <marquee> tags are probably at the top of every single list of what to not do when building your website – and yet somehow you’ll still find sites making use of these functions. Granted there are a few times when marquee’s still come in useful – however these days you get more control creating them with jQuery instead. ...

August, 2013

  • 21 August

    HTML / CSS / JAVASCRIPT Tutorials

    Getting Started with HTML HTML is the basic language used to create web pages. In fact the majority of what you see right now, on your screen, was created through the use of HTML. The tutorials listed within this section will help you get a grasp on some of the key basics of HTML programming; and then continue on to ...

January, 2013

  • 16 January

    New Tools Launched: HTML to WORD/PDF Generator

    Every now and then I find myself using a computer that doesn’t have Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Pro installed. Maybe it had a trial version that had expired, or simply never had it in the first place – however here I am sitting by this computer and I need to create a Microsoft Word/Adobe Acrobat PDF document. This is where our ...

December, 2012

  • 23 December

    Hello Scratchpad – A Real Time, Online HTML/CSS Renderer

    I was doing some browsing, well Stumbling to be exact, and came upon a great new site called Scratchpad. Developed by Nathan Bashaw, Scratchpad serves as a great place to experiment and play around with your HTML, CSS and even Javascript. You get a dual-pane view; you’re code on one side, and a live render of your code on the other ...

January, 2012

  • 27 January

    Proper Use of Heading, ALT & Title Tags

    Improve web design and search engine performance all in one easy step! Believe it or not, it is possible, easy, and really straightforward. There are 3 extremely useful tags and attributes that most people overlook, or do not take advantage of properly. These are the alt tags, title attributes in links and heading tags. The reason you want to spend some ...

September, 2011

  • 16 September

    Night & Day Detection

    If we assume that people’s interests vary according to the time of day, your website might be well served by promoting different kinds of content depending on whether its day or night. For example lets say we have two articles, one about the sun eventually burning out, and one about the Hale-Bopp comet. We can make the main article be ...

August, 2011

  • 17 August

    Introducing HTML11

    That’s right ladies and gentleman – if you thought HTML5 was the latest and greatest – Say hello to the <taste> tag, the <religion>, <touch>, <xray> and a whole set of new tags being introduced with HTML11. The mission of the HTML11 is to fulfill the promise of XML for applying HTML11 to a wide variety of platforms with proper attention paid ...

June, 2011

  • 7 June

    HTML Image Maps

    An image map is a graphic that has more than one hyperlink attached to it. They hyperlink that the viewer will follow when clicking on the image depends on which part of they click on. To create an image map for a graphic, open it up in PhotoShop, PaintShopPro , or any other rastor based program, and set your rulers ...

May, 2011

  • 16 May


    HTML uses the <a> (anchor) tag to create a link to another document. An anchor can point to any resource on the Web: an HTML page, an image, a sound file, a movie, etc. Throughout this HTML tutorial we will cover how to properly make links within HTML. The syntax of creating an anchor: <a href="url">Text to be displayed</a>

  • 16 May

    HTML Entities

    Some characters have a special meaning in HTML, like the less than sign (<) that defines the start of an HTML tag. If we want the browser to actually display these characters we must insert character entities in the HTML source. The following HTML tutorial will go over the various HTML entities available for your use.

  • 16 May

    Text Formatting Tags

    Adding text couldn’t be simpler. To put text on a web page, simple start typing within the body of the document. What you type there, as a long as it isn’t a tag, will appear on the screen. However, that isn’t much fun, so lets look at what you can do to text to make it look exactly how you want: ...

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