HTML Frames

Here’s some old thoughts about the use of frames in HTML I found some notes about HTML frames written some time ago. Once upon a time long ago… frames were used regularly on websites. Using frames we are able to divide web page into two or more areas. This can […]

Adapting Menu for Touch

Before the proliferation of touch devices website menus were controlled with mouse hovers and clicks. To view the child items associated with a particular menu item, simply hover over the item to pop up the child menu with the list of child items. If you wanted to view the parent […]

Creating Content Border with Images

Website content blocks, often called modules, or widgets, can be surrounded by borders to make them stand out. Perhaps notepad paper or an old parchment. Different surrounds and backgrounds can be used to make the content pleasing to the eye and to add distinction. The styling¬†enables the content to be […]

Bootstrap3 Removing Parent Menu onClick

Using the Bootstrap menu clicking on a parent menu item reveals the child items. The parent page isn’t opened in the traditional menu way. This is by design. In summary, clicking on the parent menu item shows child menu items as drop down Hovering over the parent page has no […]

Change Colour of Text Underline

Looking to set the underline colour of text to be a different colour to the text. The default colouring will set the underline colour to be the same as the text, as illustrated below: Example text with an underlined word. We can use CSS for setting the colour using the […]

Which is Correct <b> or <strong> ?

Using the WordPress editor. When I bold a piece of text the HTML added to wrap it is <strong> … </strong> When I use the WordPress Android app the HTML used is <b> … </b> Which is correct to use <strong> or <b>? Does it matter which I use? And […]

HTML Phrase Tags

Many of the HTML tags are there to provide structure. The purpose is to create the columns and rows of content. The HTML phrase tags provide enhancement to the content, affecting the rendering. For a paragraph of text emphasis can be given to particular words, by the use of phrase […]

Why add ALT Text to an Image?

Adding ALT text to a website image is good for SEO, but is that all? The image alt text is the short phrase that pops up when you hover over an image. The alt text can also be shown when the image fails to load or download. The alt text […]

Change the Horizontal Line Colour in WordPress

On a WordPress website I added a horizontal line to divide two sections of content. Within the WordPress editor I had added a horizontal line to space some text. Providing a divider between two sections of text on the web page. To add the line I had used the HTML […]

Linking to Another Website

Sooner or later you will want to create a link to another website. Perhaps an event, trade association or a customer’s website. It’s easy to forget that links can also be internal within your own website. Written a blog article a few months ago and now writing an associated article? […]