HTML & CSS
My Web Design Tutorials contains resources to help you get started in web design and useful tips for designing an effective, high-quality website. The tutorials cover technical coding as well as graphic design, colour theory, typography and performance.
A list of the many different types of website and how each is used on the internet to form online communities.
A web colour chart of nearly 300 rainbow colours to provide inspiration to your web designs.
XML has become so integrated with the web, and even Microsoft Office, that XML is hardly a buzzword anymore. XML forms the core of Microsoft's .Net Framework as well as being an accepted format for data exchange across multiple platforms.
Google offers a multitude of methods for adding rich interactive maps to your websites from basic copy and paste code to a full API for a completely custom user experience. This tutorial gives you an overview of the methods and shows you how to get started adding maps.
I'm always creating basic HTML pages by hand, writing out the same skeleton code time and time again. I've decided to create a page with some basic HTML which I can now use to copy & paste to save time. Here is the most basic XHTML framework where you can just fill in the blanks.
Quick CSS Snippet to show a pretty message notification bar/box with an icon. These message bars are commonplace nowadays, and I use them quite a bit in my designs because they are an important way to attract user attention.
Using Conditional Comments to detect browser versions and avoid those nasty CSS hacks for Internet Explorer or Firefox.
In a pure CSS based layout, it is often necessary to create a section that resembles a table, i.e. an image on the left and text on the right. Without using tables this can be a little tricky, however with these templates it is as simple as copy & paste.
Web pages are built using a structured format called HTML. The various tags and attributes affect how the page is displayed in your browser. This article shows you the basic layout of any web page and introduces some of the basic tags to use.