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To Table or Not To Table? That Is The Question.

Photo courtesy of Phu Son Nguyen Imagine this scenario: you’ve decided you want a website, and you set out to code it completely from scratch (It certainly is possible–I’ve done it in the past–but with the great themes available these days, why bother? It makes so much more sense to let people like me help […]

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HTML: A Classy Identity

Photo courtesy of Allison Day If you look at the HTML code of any modern website, you’re likely to see a lot of <div> elements. A whole lot of <div> elements. A lot of coders use <div> elements to format the layout of their websites. But what does a <div> element do? By itself, not […]

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HTML: A Few Basic Rules

Photo courtesy of Phu Son Nguyen For the last couple weeks we’ve been going through an introduction to how websites work by diving in head first (no pun intended) and looking at working code. While this does help you understand how your website works and how to customize the head section for your own website, […]

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HTML: Getting Inside Your Head

Photo courtesy of Phu Son Nguyen Last week, you got the general overview of the head section of your website, but we didn’t really discuss what goes on inside, in the brain of your website, if you will. But as complicated as it might sounds, today we find out how easy brain surgery can really […]

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HTML: Keep a Good Head On Your Shoulders

Photo courtesy of Phu Son Nguyen Before we can get to the body of your website – the stuff you actually see – we need to look at the head. “But why,” you ask, “do we give a darn about the head if we don’t actually see any of it?” Well. As with any animal, […]

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HTML: Let’s Take It From The Top, People

Photo courtesy of Phu Son Nguyen There are many ways I could go about teaching you the technical side of websites. I could easily dumb everything way down and only tell you what you absolutely need to know to customize a WordPress theme. But I think… no, I know you’re smarter than that. And you […]

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