Archive for the 'Web Design' Category

CSS style sheets are the industry standard for customizing the look of websites, pages, blogs, communities and more. We have looked at why they are useful and how they basically work. Now we need to learn some of the basic calls we need to truly make our sites sing. So what follows are the calls [...]

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CSS is the way most sites control their look. You have already witnessed the power of CSS through the site CSSZenGarden at : http://www.csszengarden.com/ . Now we look at how to create a basic css style sheet. Once again we will suggest the wonderful teach site at http://www.w3schools.com/css/default.asp to help you along as well. They [...]

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Why CSS?

CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheet. It has quickly become the preferred method of styling websites of all forms. CSS is all about the style and not the content itself. CSS popularity stems from it’s ease when styling the layout and look of multiple pages. Simply changing the CSS file means the changes appear across [...]

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Building A Basic Webpage

When you strip a web page down to its minimum basic functions, it becomes obvious just how easy it is to get started building your own pages. The smallest possible page only needs 3 wrappers, and the contents for them: * 1 HTML wrapper * 2 Head Section Wrapper * 3 Body Section Wrapper The [...]

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Fonts: Where? How? Why?

Fonts can give a page personality. They can be quirky, romantic, silly and no nonsense. Remember though as a straight font call your viewers will only see what fonts they also share on their machines. So for the basics you are generally limited to a few universal families of fonts. But, for headers and other [...]

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