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How do I add a background image to a web page?
Learn how to add a background image to a web page on the BODY element so that the entire page has an image (tiled or not) in the background.
How do you build an HTML table from scratch?
Building an HTML table can be tricky, but if you follow the instructions here, you'll have a perfect table every time.
How does the vertical-align style property work?
The vertical-align style property can be challenging to understand.
How to Add Sound to an HTML5 Web Page
Adding sound with HTML5 is very easy. You just save your sound file in a few formats and then use the AUDIO element to play it. This article will teach you how to do it.
How To Change the Font Using CSS
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are the best way to change the font on your web pages.
How To Create an Ordered List
Simple steps to write an ordered list in HTML.
How To Convert From RGB to Hex on Macintosh OS X
Most web colors are written with hexadecimal codes, but most graphics programs deliver them in RGB. Learn how easy it is to use your Macintosh calculator to convert an RGB color to hexadecimal.
How To Convert From RGB to Hex in Windows 7
When you're writing colors for web pages, the most commonly used format is hexadecimal. But most of us can't convert decimal numbers to base 16 in our heads. It's easier than you might think to use the Windows calculator to convert an RGB code into a hexadecimal triplet for a web page.
How to Clear the Cache in Safari (Macintosh)
Clearing your cache is important to make sure you are seeing your web pages as you intended them to be seen. This tutorial explains how to clear your browser cache in Safari.
How To Find the Image Codes or URLs for Your Web Images
Learn how to find the image code or URL for your images and then add the image code to your Web pages.
How to Indent Paragraphs with CSS
Indenting paragraphs isn't difficult with CSS. Plus with the adjacent sibling selector, you can indent paragraphs more specifically.
How to Prevent the Carriage Return Before and After DIV Tags
This tip explains how the DIV tag works within most Web pages and how you can affect that standard behavior using Cascading Style Sheets.
How to Set Justified Text with CSS
Justified text is a block of text that has no rag on the right or left sides. The block of text is written with the words lining up evenly on both sides, with the extra spacing added to between the words in the text on the line. This article explains how to justify your text with CSS.
How to Test Mobile Web Pages and Applications
Many of the things you should test when testing your mobile designs are the same as what you test for your standard designs. But there are some specific things you should be looking for when testing mobile. This article will help you understand how to test for mobile and give you practical tips for getting the testing done, even if you don't...
How to Use HTML5 Right Now
There are many parts of HTML5 that can be used right now without any adverse effects to your website, your clients, or your users. Find out what parts of HTML5 you can use right now.
How to Use an Accessibility Validator
Unlike HTML validators, accessibility validators require that you do a bit more manual work to make sure that your sites are accessible. This document will help you understand how to use an accessibility validator so that your site actually is accessible.
How to Use the HTML5 HGROUP Element
The HTML5 HGROUP element allows you to collect multiple headings into one outline segment. This makes your pages more accessible and the HTML5 outlines they generate easier to read. Learn how to use the HGROUP element in this tutorial
How to Value a Domain Name
Domain names are more than just the URL of your website. Domains can have value and are an asset for companies. But just like any other asset, there are things that make a domain more or less valuable. Learn how to improve your domain names so that you can sell your site for more money.
How To Write a GREAT Web Page
Checklist to make a high quality website. Tips on optimization, images, content, text, design, and more.
How to Write a Web Design Proposal
Learn how to write a proposal to help you land your next web design client. A good proposal both helps your clients understand what you're offering and the costs involved, but also acts like a pre-contract to allow for negotiation. Writing good proposals is an important skill to help you get more web design clients.
CSS3 brings in a new color model called HSL or hue-saturation-lightness. This model is often easier for artists to understand because it relies on the qualities of the colors themselves to determine their codes rather than arbitrary numbers developed for computers. Learn how to use HSL colors in your web designs.
HTML5 Canvas by Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton
This is a review of the book HTML5 Canvas by Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton.
HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World by Goldstein, Lazaris, and Weyl
This is a book review of the SitePoint book HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World. Find out what I think of this book that can help you learn HTML5.
HTML5 DETAILS and SUMMARY Elements
Learn how to use the new HTML5 DETAILS and SUMMARY elements.
HTML5 Sectioning Roots
HTML5 sectioning elements create outlines of your web pages. Sectioning roots help you divide your pages into areas that are outlined and areas that are separate from the main outline.
HTML Frames and Website Optimization (Speed)
HTML frames can affect how fast your web pages load. They often seem faster, but if you're not careful they can be a drain on your server. Learn how HTML frames affect the speed of your web pages.
HTML Table Tags That are Often Forgotten
Learn how to use some of the less commonly used table elements like CAPTION, THEAD, TFOOT, and TBODY as well as a useful attribute: summary. This first page of the article explains how to use the CAPTION element.
HTML Tags That Define Semantic Meaning
HTML is moving towards tags that only define the type of content they contain, and not the look and feel. The function of the content is more important than the form. And there are some HTML elements that define more than just the look and feel of
Links are a critical part of any web page, and there are some significant changes to links in HTML5. Learn about how HTML5 changes the A, AREA, and LINK elements.
HTML5 outlines are one of the background processes that are supposed to be done automatically by web browsers in the background when loading an HTML5 page. Learn why HTML5 outlines are important and what you need to do to build them.
HTML5 Placeholder Links
HTML5 adds a new feature to the anchor (a) tag: the ability to create placeholder links by simply removing the href attribute. But what are they for? Find out how to use HTML5 placeholder links.
HTML5 and Tables for Layout
HTML5 changes the specification to allow tables be used for layout and presentation. Learn how you can define your table as a layout table or a data table.
How to Convert a Word Doc to HTML
If you have a Word document that you would like to put on a web page, you have a number of different options for getting it from Word to HTML. Learn how to put a Word doc on the web and convert DOC files to HTML.
How to Set up a Webcam Web Page
Learn how to setup a webcam web page with the correct HTML codes in the document and the webcam image on the page.
How will you create web videos in the future? Differently from how you do now?
Find out what other designers are using for their video options right now and what they plan to use in the future. Share your opinion of HTML5 video, Flash video, and the various codecs like ogg/Theora, WebM, and H.264.
WebSockets API is a technology that lets web servers and user agents connect in bi-directional, full-duplex communication, unlike standard HTTP connectivity which can only connect one direction at a time.
How to Use the Value-of Element in XSLT – XSLT Tutorial
An XSLT tutorial that explains the transformation of XML data into a interpretable output stream. A tutorial that provides step-by-step instruction to write XSLT output code. Part three of the series for Breaking Down XSLT.
HTML for Kids: Adding Tables
This is a tutorial to help kids learn HTML. This article teaches kids how to create tables to present information more effectively.
How to Use the Input Element
The input tag is the primary tag used for forms. Learn how to make the most of it. Part 2 in the HTML forms tutorial
HTML for Kids: Adding Lists
This is a tutorial to help kids learn HTML. This page discusses how to create ordered, unordered, and definition lists on web pages.
How To Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate
It's easy to create your own SSL certificate and sign it yourself. You can then avoid paying for certificates you don't need.
HTML Assistant Pro
HTML Assistant Pro is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.
HTML Notepad is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.
HTML-Kit 292 is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.
HTML-Kit Tools is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.
HTML 5 Information
HTML 5 is getting more and more traction as companies find different ways to create websites that use it and devices that rely on it. But if you don't know HTML 5, don't despair because there is a lot you can learn about in this document. Learn about the HTML 5 specification as well as what tags are well supported and not and what browsers have...
How to Write HTML Headlines
Headlines add power to your content. They help your readers skim the text and find the areas that they are most interested in. Learn how to write HTML headlines so that your content has more structure.
HTML5 Form Input Tags
HTML5 brings thirteen new types of input tags for HTML forms. And even if your readers all use Internet Explorer 7, you should be using these HTML tags. These HTML5 input tags for forms add benefits to your forms that outweigh any fears you might have of using HTML5. Learn how to use the HTML5 input field types.
How to Add Internal Lines in a Table
How to Add Internal Lines in a Table - Internal Table Borders
How to Speed Up Web Pages
As the web gets more and more competitive, it becomes more and more important to create pages and sites that download as quickly as possible. Search engines are using speed of download as yet another evaluation tool for ranking in their indexes, so knowing what you can do to speed up your pages is critical.
How to Use HTML 5 to Display Video in Modern Browsers
Adding video to Web pages is not easy. Most people who have tried it quickly give up and use a service like YouTube. But with HTML 5 it's only 3-4 lines of HTML. Creating, editing, and encoding the video are all harder than the HTML required. This tutorial will take you through all the steps to get video to play on your Web pages in all the...
How To Add a Dreamweaver Behavior
Dreamweaver behaviors allow you to add scripts and actions to your web pages right from within Dreamweaver without needing to know any scripting languages.
How Big Can a Web Cookie Be?
Web cookies or HTTP cookies have a minimum size defined by the RFC for cookies, but they also have a maximum size that most web browsers support. Find out how big your web cookies can be.
Hype HTML5 Web Editor
Hype is a new web page editor that creates HTML5 pages with animation. This is a review of the Hype editor and how well it is suited to professional web designers and web developers.
How to Create a New Website Using Dreamweaver
This visual tutorial will help the beginning Dreamweaver author create a new site using the site builder tool in Dreamweaver.