Getting Started with HTML
Learn how to manipulate your websites text content by controlling the text size, color, and font type. Furthermore learn how to place emphasis on certain parts through the help of <b>, <i>, and <u> tags.
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.
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. Learn how to make the most of links in HTML.
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. This tutorial will discuss in depth how to create your own HTML image maps.
This HTML tutorial covers 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 <HR> tag is commonly known – however most people don’t realize there are plenty of built-in parameters that let you control things like the height, width, alignment, and color of your horizontal line!
The <Q> tag is a tremendously under-used element of HTML – one that has been lurking in the shadows for almost a decade! Learn why this tag was forgotten about – and why now is the perfect time to revive it!
Learn how to make accordions without ever having to use any jQuery thanks to the brand new <details> and <summary> tags that have been introduced in HTML5.1
Getting Advanced with CSS & JS
I was playing around with CSS earlier today and came up with something rather interesting, I call them CSS badges since I’m really not sure what else to call them.The code behind these buttons is actually extremely simple and I have commented it along the way so you could easily see what controls what.
Back in 2007 Greg Burghardt published an article on the now-defunct Geocities featuring an extremely creative way to automatically generate email links while keeping your actual email address hidden from spam bots/crawlers. In fear that this function would get lost I have decided to republish it here on the Rapid Purple blog.Read More »