HTML Document – Definition, Structure & Example
What is HTML (HyperText Markup Language)? HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is used to define the structure and content for a website’s page or the website. In the example below, you can see the HTML coding for a web page and the this is followed by the actual web page as it is rendered and read by all the browsers. Let me try to explain to you what is done in this code. The code for… Continue reading
How Static and Dynamic Web Pages are Processed
Static Web Pages Sample image of a static web page or website. Follow the image link to view the static website. What is a Static Web Page or Web Site? A static web page as in the image on the right are pages that do not change. They remain the same. Only when a web designer or web page owner changes the pages, they may change. Otherwise, no user side or server side intervention or… Continue reading
How Web Applications Work?
This diagram shows how clients like laptops, smart phones, tablets and personal computers access a website or web through the Internet. The Internet or Web (World Wide Web) comprises of many different components or elements linked together. These components then work together to bring up or display a web page or website or web application over the Internet. Before we start developing or creating web pages or websites of our own, we should have a… Continue reading
Rounded Corners CSS Box
A collection of logos of major browsers in use today. With the arrival of CSS3, it is now possible to create an imageless rounded corners CSS box that will render well in major browsers. With CSS3, although, cross browser support may not be possible, a web designer may be comfortable using for example a drop-shadow to show in Firefox, Chrome and Safari even if it fails to display for IE 8 and lower browser users.… Continue reading
5 Best Practices for CSS Code Writing
5 Best Practices for CSS Code Writing – Part I CSS coding and creating a credits and template details comment in the style.css file. I have seen CSS coders who go haywire if they need to make changes in their own written “style.css“ or “template.css“ files. More often than not this is because of disorganized coding practices or it may result because of wrongly grouped later changes in the code. Whichever the reason, it shouldn’t… Continue reading
4 Main Browsers to Test Your Website Rendering In
Which 4 browsers are important? You only need to worry about the below four browsers when it comes to testing your website’s rendering in. . I have listed them below in descending order of their importance: Chrome Firefox Internet explorer Opera These 4 browsers account for over 97% of all web users. No other browser has more than 1 percent market share. I have gathered this data from a case study conducted by me. I… Continue reading
Why Not to Test and Code Your Website Rendering in IE5.5?
In our effort to design and test websites for rendering consistency with various browsers and operating systems, it’s always a trade-off between time taken for coding and its monetary value to clients. When it comes to IE 5.5, most website designers are faced with a dilemma. Key factors to consider why not to test and code your website for rendering in IE 5.5 are highlighted below. Why to decide between rendering for IE5.5 or not?… Continue reading