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Considering META Tags

One of the most interesting, and controversial, tags in HTML is the META tag. That's because META tags affect how your Web page appears in search engines, and some people go to great lengths to have their [more…]

The Benefits of HTML Headings

One of the more common text formatting options in HTML is the heading style. In HTML, you gain many advantages to using the heading styles (H1, H2, and so on) to style text that serves as titles or headlines [more…]

Giving Search Engines Something to Read

You don't necessarily have to pick through the HTML code for your Web page to evaluate how search-engine-friendly it is. You can find out a lot just by looking at the Web page in the browser. Determine [more…]

Get Set: HTML Horse Sense

People used to refer to common sense as "horse sense." Most things about HTML fall under the realm of horse sense. After you see HTML tags a few times, most of the rules [more…]

Linking Basics

Web hyperlinks — the connections that let you go from one Web page to another with a single click — are the key to what makes the Web great. They also can be a bit complicated to create, test, and maintain [more…]

Analyzing the Anatomy of URLs

A URL (pronounced You-Are-Ell), or Uniform Resource Locator, is a fancy way of saying an address for information on the Internet. If you hear URL, just think [more…]

Saddling Up with HTML Horse Sense

People used to refer to common sense as "horse sense." Most things about HTML fall under the realm of horse sense. After you see HTML tags a few times, most of the rules [more…]

Looking Into Text and Tags

HTML documents contain text that you're working with and tags that determine document elements such as headings, lists, and paragraphs. In addition, HTML tags enable other objects, such as images; style [more…]

The Basic Steps for Building Your Own Web Site

Perhaps you want your own Web site to advertise a business or product, but you think you have to spend money to hire a professional Web designer and coder. You could invest a lot of money in a Web site [more…]

Deciding What Kind of Web Site to Build

Whether you are putting up family photos or representing a large corporation, you can create a Web site to meet your needs. The major types of Web pages are listed here to help you decide what type of [more…]

Tips for Designing Your Web Page

A Web page is basically an interactive publication. Thinking about a few simple principles now, before you start, can help make your Web page much more interesting and useful to the people who see it. [more…]

How to Write Good Web Content

Writing for the Web has its own style. Learning to use it can make your Web page much more interesting and effective. The new style of writing found online is based on four underlying realities about the [more…]

Ten Web-Publishing Dos and Don’ts

When you write Web content, you might think that anything goes, but following guidelines will help you create a better Web site. After all you want to keep your readers coming back to your site. [more…]

Building a Web Site with Google Page Creator

Google Page Creator lets you create a Web page using new technologies, such as AJAX, to produce sophisticated Web pages. Google Page Creator includes 100 MB of free storage, automatically saves as you [more…]

How to Register for a Google Account

Google Page creator provides sophisticated tools that let even beginners design Web pages. Before you can use Google Page Creator to build your own Web pages, you must register for a Google account. To [more…]

How to Create a Web Page with Google Page Creator

After you register for a Google account, you can use Google Page Creator to build your own Web pages. Google Page Creator gives you a lot of options; the following steps take you through some of the most [more…]

Using CoffeeCup — Free Software for Editing HTML

As a leading what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) Web pages tool, CoffeeCup HTML Editor has all the important features that you need to build basic Web pages. CoffeeCup HTML Editor has most of the advantages [more…]

How to Use the CoffeeCup HTML Editor

As a leading WYSIWYG Web pages tool, CoffeeCup HTML Editor has all the important basic features that you need to build basic Web pages. Using these features, you can create and edit Web pages without seeing [more…]

How to Set Up Your Web Page with CoffeeCup

When you first create a Web page, you need to do a certain amount of setup. Luckily, CoffeeCup enters the necessary HTML tags for you (in contrast to having to type them out yourself in a text editor). [more…]

Using Notepad to Format Your Web Page

One way to create and edit Web pages on your own computer is to use a text editor, such as NotePad, which lets you format your page using HTML tags.

Using NotePad to work in HTML, you enter your text, add [more…]

How to Avoid Common Web Design Errors

When you are designing your own Web page, you want to create attractive pages that load quickly so your visitors keep coming back. Of the many design mistakes you can make, three of the most common among [more…]

How to Set Up an HTML Web Page in Notepad

When you first create a Web page, you need to do a certain amount of setup. Working directly in HTML using Notepad, you must enter the needed tags yourself. The tags you have to create in Notepad are of [more…]

How to Format Web Text in Notepad

If you use Notepad to build your Web page you can use the HTML capabilities described here to format your Web page text. Formatting your text involves setting up headings, choosing fonts and font sizes [more…]

How to Create HTML Lists in Notepad

Including lists on your Web pages is good design. Lists are interesting to look at, easy to scan, and inspire you to write short, punchy phrases. Follow these steps to create a list in Notepad: [more…]

How to Create External Web-Page Links in Notepad

If you’re building a hypertext link to an external Web page in Notepad, you should know it’s built a bit like an iceberg: It has a visible part (the link text, which appears as blue, underlined text by [more…]

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