This article is most useful if you are somewhat familiar with HTML and CSS. I explain the concepts well enough that you do not have to be an expert, but I want to provide material that will introduce you to more advanced design in ways you can understand.
Like many other web designers, I began laying out web pages using graphical tools and discovered the wonders of tables for layout without anyone telling me to use them. Since browser support for CSS is better than it used to be, and tables cause problems, CSS offers you a benefit you may not have thought about before, the benefit of better SEO.
What you need to know about CSS!
Style sheet is a progressive breakthrough for the advancement of web. Today, more and more browsers are implementing style sheets, opening authors’ eyes to unique features that allow influence over presentation while preserving platform independence. The advantages of style sheets have become ‚Äì apparent — and the disadvantage of continually creating more HTML tags — galore — for presentation effects with the gradual development of CSS. Read more →
1. You only need to alter one file: your Stylesheet!
Because you are able to create a separate Stylesheet and link it to all your webdocuments, you have great control over how your website looks. So if you want to change a certain aspect of your page, you only need to alter one file: your Stylesheet!
This Of course, generates some great flexibility. This flexibility is not available when your website is using tables for layout, inline font tags or inline defined colors. Read more →
Cascading style sheets were formally introduced by the W3C in 1997 and in the nine years since have made gradual progress to becoming a web standard. Although the W3C mandates style sheets instead of HTML formatting for internal styles, many web designers have been slow to adopt CSS. Read more →
One of the great benefits of CSS is that it substantially reduces the repetitious formatting code out of the HTML mark up and consolidate the same in the CSS which saves the programmers a great deal of time and effort. The styles can be reused to build multiple text blocks and control layout and formatting on multiple pages. The best part is that it considerably saves a lot of development time having all the reusable formatting in a centralized location, especially when you edit or update your website. Read more →
CSS is the word to go by in today’s age in the world of website designing. It not only defines the presentation of documents but also styles the web pages so that it. CSS can be applied to website designing process to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness. Read more →
Making profits with your existing website design or creating a new online store can be exciting, affordable and most of all; rewarding. Mmmm . . . that’s what the last sales guy told me.
What is eCommerce (or selling via the Internet)? It is similar to selling through a physical building’s business storefront, with one big difference: the costs for eCommerce are lower. Read more →
Does your website make a good first impression? Is the navigation intuitive? Is the content appropriate for your audience? You’ve had your website up and running for a while now but you’ve always had a nagging suspicion that your website is lacking effectiveness and you just can’t put your finger on it. Read more →
First off, I am a designer. Now you’re thinking, here’s this guy trying to convince me to hire a designer costing a few hundred to a few thousand dollars instead of buying a pre-made web template for about $60. Well, these days most companies don’t have the money to invest in a costly web site and there are thousands of hungry web designers out there, plus now there are web template resources. These resources can equal great value and effectiveness for the customer as well as increased business for the web designer. Read more →