Category Archives: HTML

HTML specific posts

HTML5: What You Should Be Using Right Now

Continuing our examination of HTML5, this time we’ll take a slightly deeper look at the state of HTML5 support in browsers. We’ll step through several major features, examine the technical hurdles in place, identify the level of browser support and … Continue reading

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How To Make a Web Site the Modern Way. Part 11: The New HTML5 Elements

I promised one last post on HTML elements. This is it. This one will be a quick tour through some of the new semantic HTML5 elements. I’ve been using them regularly for a while now and I’m still trying to … Continue reading

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How To Make a Web Site the Modern Way. Part 10: Forms

Forms. Forms are boring. 75% of all work you do with forms is exactly like all the rest of the work you do with forms. BO-RING. But, they’re the gateway to making real money on the web, so they’re kind … Continue reading

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How To Make a Web Site the Modern Way. Part 9: Tag (and Attribute) Soup

In case you were wondering, I’ve got two more posts after this one and then I’m moving onto CSS and JavaScript. I’ve got a post on forms (which I’ve been avoiding because forms feel like work) and then a post … Continue reading

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How To Make a Web Site the Modern Way. Part 8: Tables!

Before I jump into the proper way to use tables, I’m going to share an anecdote that should bring a smile to the face of anyone who’s done this stuff for a while. A few months ago I was both … Continue reading

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How To Make a Web Site the Modern Way. Part 7: Best Practices for Lists (UL, OL, DL)

Lists! They might seem boring, but if you look at a lot of site source code (good sites at least,) you’ll see a lot of lists. A lot of obvious content on the net is in the form of lists … Continue reading

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How To Make a Web Site the Modern Way. Part 6: Best Practices for Common HTML Elements (IMG, A)

We’ll finish up our tour of the body tag with several posts featuring general notes about common content elements. I’ll be taking my time with these as getting this stuff right will go a long way towards getting the most … Continue reading

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How To Make a Web Site the Modern Way. Part 5: The Body – How To Structure Your Markup

Five posts in and finally we get to the heart of the matter- getting your content onto the page for your users to enjoy. This will be done in two parts. This, the first part, will deal with how to … Continue reading

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I’m on TV. WordPress.TV That Is.

You’ve all seen this, but now here it is from the official channel. Speaking of WordPress and HTML5, I’m knee deep in the process of getting DrunkenFist.com relaunched and I’ve been doing the WordPress component for the past few days. … Continue reading

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How To Make a Web Site the Modern Way. Part 2: The Head

Last time out we looked at the Anatomy of a Web Page. Using that, let’s move on and look at the first of the two major sections, the head. For the sake of this blog post, the head includes two … Continue reading

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