If you have started into the world of coding web pages then you are most likely familiar with HTML and CSS. These two languages are what the user interprets as text, images, and overall layout. For the most part they are pretty simple and you can pick them up pretty fast.
Although any time you are taking on a new challenge there are setbacks and frustrations along the way. CSS can be particularly frustrating without any teaching or direction. Often times people will be making things more complicated then they have to just because they don’t know proper techniques. Here are 5 useful simple tricks to help you along the way.
Easy Image Hover
Contrary to popular belief you do not need two images to produce quality hover affects. Simply by changing the opacity, your image will appear as if it is changing color. This works particularly well with social icons, especially if you got them from a free example and you only have one image to work with.
Here is some sample code you can use. Obviously you want to source your own images, and reference the right link. The image does NOT have to be within a link. You can do this anywhere on your page with any image.
First Some HTML
<a href=”YOURLINKHERE”><img src=”YOUR IMAGE SOURCE HERE”/></a>
Now Simple CSS
Doing this successfully will give your image the appearance that it is glowing when you hover over the image.
Today you can read any book you like no matter where you are or what time it is without holding a single book in your hands. No, I am not talking about a computer and not about the iPhone or iPad, I am talking about an amazing wireless and portable reading device which is small, thin and light – so light that it weights less than one paperback at the store but can hold thousands
of books in it every given moment and that is a cool gadget to own.
If you enjoy reading books and magazines there is a better, more convenient and fun way to read them without the need to carry even one book with you. No more deciding which book to take with you when you’re out of the house, on vacation or just on the road because now you can have an entire book store with you all the time and not feel the weight of the books or magazines. So, here are some of the leading Kindle devices you can find today and some of their cool features and benefits for the reader.
A blog can be a great way to share information with a large audience. Businesses can use blogs to discuss products and services that can help consumers. For individuals, a blog can be a great way to share a personal or professional interest.
The following guide is designed for content creators who operate an existing blog. Many of the tips and techniques provided below are for advanced users.
1. Use a Content Management System
A content management system (CMS) provides the back-end software that runs a blog. CMS software allows content to be added and removed from a website quickly and easily.
Instead of using an HTML editing program to update a blog, CMS software automates the creation of dynamic web pages.
There are many free CMS software packages available. Joomla is one of the most popular open source CMS software packages. It offers a variety of templates, high levels of customization, and an open source license for businesses and individuals.
It’s possible to share text, images, audio, and video content using Joomla.