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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
So I was driving into the office this morning, standing in horrible traffic on the BQE when I overheard the following amongst the chatter on the radio: 11% of Americans think HTML is an STD.
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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>
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.
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: ...