Posts tagged HTML
Posts tagged HTML
It’s far from perfect, but this Word to HTML converter is pretty cool and could possibly save you a lot of time. We’ve all dealt with clients copying directly from Word in to a CMS and the mess that creates, this can possibly help you avoid that.
The deck.core module provides all the basic functionality for creating and moving through a deck. It applies and removes classes to indicate the state of the deck and its slides, allowing CSS to take care of the visual representation of each state. It also provides methods for interacting with the deck, as well as basic key bindings for going to the next and previous slides. Separate extension modules provide more functionality using the API provided by core.
Semantics in HTML is always a hot topic. Some people strive for it at all times. Some people critisize a dogmatic adherence to it. Some people don’t know what the heck it is.
I’d describe semantics as it relates to HTML as tags, classes, IDs, and attributes describing but not specifying the content they enclose.
We thought, hey, how great would it be to use a cool new technology, like HTML5, to showcase some of the pitfalls of an older (rendering-wise) technology –- in this case, email clients like Outlook, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.
A lot of the requirements of great HTML emails fly right in the face of what makes great website designs. Until you understand the nuances of HTML email design, it can be a frustrating and fruitless experience. But once you understand and accept that HTML email is a fickle, inconsistent, and bug-prone medium, it’s possible to use it to great effect in marketing both for yourself and your clients.
Below is a gathering of some tried-and-true wisdom from the world of HTML email design that should make diving in just a bit easier. Throughout, interspersed in the narrative, we’ve also included examples of fantastic HTML email designs to give you a taste of what others are doing…
Tumblr lets you fully customize the appearance of your blog by editing your theme’s HTML code. This is only recommended for users comfortable hand-coding HTML. If you’re not, there are hundreds of great themes to choose from in the Theme Garden!
We should also add, if you’re not (and the site you’re working on is for a non-profit), feel free to contact us. We may be able to help you.
Follow this overview of the build process to create your own custom WordPress theme. We’ll be taking my latest theme design from its basic HTML and CSS mockup and inserting the various WordPress template tags to build a fully working theme ready to install on your blog.
CEDC Note: If you don’t know how to do HTML or CSS on your own and the website you are working on is for a non-profit, we can help.