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Category: HTML & CSS

HTML & CSS Beginner tutorials

These simple tutorials are geared toward anyone curious about HTML and CSS. HTML is used to create web pages. You can’t see HTML when you look at a web page in a browser. Web browsers read the code and then produce the page that you see on the screen. CSS defines how HTML elements are displayed.

  • HTML tells the web browser the content to present
  • CSS tells the web browser how to present it

Image ALT Tags for SEO: What, Where, Why & How

Image ALT tags are short descriptions that can be assigned to images in a web page. Adding ALT tags to images improves accessibility and user experience. It also provides greater relevance to search engines about your website content which will help drive traffic to your site.

Understanding Hyperlinks: An HTML Tutorial for Beginners

This 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.

Smooth Strides from HTML to HTML5

This beginner HTML5 tutorial will help you make smooth strides towards a basic understanding of HTML and HTML5. You’ll become familiar with these three related terms: Elements, Tags and Attributes.

Smooth Strides from CSS to CSS3

In this beginner CSS tutorial, we’ll start slow with simple explanations of HTML and CSS, then we’ll push forward into CSS3, the latest version of CSS, and explain a few things about HTML5’s wonderful sidekick.

HTML, CSS, PHP and SEO Jump-Start Guide

This simple tutorial utilizes a red velvet cupcake and a dash of humor to explain these common web design terms: HTML, CSS, PHP and SEO. It is aimed at web design beginners, small business owners and everyday internet surfers.

Subtle Animations with CSS & JavaScript: Intro

Are you curious about adding subtle animations to your website? Not sure if you know enough about CSS and JavaScript to pull it off? Then this beginner web design tutorial is for you.

Subtle Animations with CSS & Javascript: Part 2

Beginning CSS3 animation CSS3 gives us two primary ways of animating HTML elements: “transition” and “transform” manipulate elements from one state to another “CSS animations” can control a complex series of movements during an animation 1) CSS Transitions are used for creating a smooth transition from one state to another. Transitions specify the duration of an element. Without a  Continue Reading »

CSS3 Media Queries: Simple Gotchas & Easy Fixes

If you are a web designer, trying to figure out what the heck has gone wrong in your responsive web design, you may find the answer in this tutorial. It could be a CSS3 media query mistake so simple that you’ve just overlooked it.