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HTML From Scratch. 7:3 Meta tags

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

We already used a meta tag in the head of our html code: <meta charset=”UTF-8″> Meta tags add extra information in the head of the html, for use by the browser or by web crawlers. The attribute name can take any value, so the following are all valid: <meta name=”author” content=”Fred Bloggs”> <meta name=”favourites” content=”chocolate, […]

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HTML From Scratch. 7:1 iframes

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

In this lesson we return to HTML to cover a few more important element types. The first of these is the iframe. Iframe stands for inline frame, and iframes are like rectangular windows in a web page, within which another web page can be displayed. This allows you to incorporate portions of other websites within […]

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HTML From Scratch. Part 1:1 Vocabulary

Friday, August 5th, 2011

This is the first in a series derived from lessons given at HUTS Workshop, Newcastle Emlyn. The class was designed for a group ranging from absolute computer novices to experts. HUTS Workshop is an independent charity where people who need support work on various craft projects to sell in local shops. I am a member. […]

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Neuromarketing, Relaxation and Web Design

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Research shows that the experience that a consumer has on a website can drastically affect their perception of the brand or product. Bad design really does result in more stress – and fewer sales. This is not simply a question of aesthetics, but also usability, and of understanding the purpose with which a customer has […]

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Syling the Tweet feed widget

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Today I decided to log in to twitter, something I have not done in quite a while – until a week or so ago. I had removed the twitter feed widget that I had on my page due to lack of use, but decided to give it another go. One potential advantage of having the […]

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Position: Fixed and Internet Explorer

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Fixed positioning is fairly uncommon in css, but can be a nifty little trick. However it was only implemented in Internet Explorer from IE7 onwards. It should work in IE8, but for some reason it doesn’t always behave as expected. It’s possible to get around this by forcing IE8 to emulate IE7, but a simple […]

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WordPress and PHP: the dreaded 403 error

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Well, I just finished trying to make my first ever post on PHP on this WordPress blog, and ran into an interesting problem. Something in my text was screwing up the process – I kept getting this error message when I tried to edit, view, or publish: You don’t have permission to access /blog/wp-admin/post.php on […]

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