Web Design Tutorials
What is HTML? HTML is the code used to build web pages. It includes a series of tags that tell the web browsers how to structure the content on your web page. It is basically a series of simple commands and it is easy to learn. HTML is written with TEXT.
HTML Beginner Tutorial
Quick and easy-to-follow practical guides to get you up and running with HTML and CSS.
Understanding Hyperlinks: An HTML Tutorial for Beginners
This NH Web Design Blog tutorial is mostly about hyperlinks. They are the clickable links that take you from one web page to another, to a different section of the same web page, or allow you to download a document like a PDF. They are an integral part of the World Wide Web.
What is HTML5?
Here is a brief YouTube video with an overview of HTML5.
HTML5 – A Tutorial for Beginners
HTML5 is the newest version of HTML. It introduces some brand new tags that make building web pages even easier. These newly introduced tags define the main areas of a website, making website layouts clearer to both coders and search engines. This HTML5 tutorial is geared to those who want to edit and write HTML code by hand. Knowing how the nuts and bolts of a webpage fit and work together gives you the means to utilize HTML5's full potential.
Baby Steps from XHTML to HTML5
If you are a web designer, then you know that HTML is the language used to create web pages. XHTML came along next, followed by HTML5. Here are some helpful tips to learn the basics of HTML5.
Toddler Steps from XHTML to HTML5 - Contact Forms
This is another beginner tutorial for web designers who are trying to switch from XHTML to HTML5. This one is all about contact forms.
What are Cascading Style Sheets? Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are a set of rules used to style the look of web pages. You can use it to tell the web browsers what colors, fonts, and layouts you want to use. CSS can be embedded into an HTML web page or placed in an external file called a style sheet that will control individual pages on your web site.
CSS Tutorial for the Website Beginner
This is a beginner's tutorial about Cascading Style Sheets and how to use them in Web Design.
This site is an excellent resource for working with cascading style sheets to design web pages. It has demonstrations for building photo galleries, menus, layouts, and more using CSS.
What is PHP? PHP is a scripting language that can be embedded into HTML. It can be used on a web site to process html forms, send mail from a web page, manipulate images, manage databases, and much more. You can tell if PHP is included in a web page because the page name ends in .php instead of .html.
When someone visits a PHP web page, the web host processes the PHP code. It then translates the PHP into HTML, and sends the web page to the visitor's web browser. PHP code cannot be seen in the source code of a web page.
PHP Video Tutorials
These are great PHP video tutorials from Leighmac, a web developer from Australia.
This is a beginners website/course on PHP created for web designers who have little to no programming experience.
What is Search Engine Optimization? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of making a site "search engine friendly." There is no magic thing you can do to get top placement at a search engine. But you can do a bunch of small things that will add together to improve your placement. Start with unique title tags and meta descriptions on every page.
Beginner's Guide to SEO
The Beginner's Guide to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an in depth tutorial on how search engines work that covers the fundamental strategies that make websites search engine friendly.
George and the Page Title Blunder: SEO 101
As you surf the internet, you can see the title of any web page
at the very top of the browser window. This is called the page title.
SEO experts agree that this is one of the most important
elements of an individual web page. If you have a website,
it is a must to have meaningful page titles. Learn more about
it in this NH Web Design Blog tutorial.