10 Ways To Improve Your WordPress Website Speed

10 Ways To Improve Your WordPress Website Speed

Posted by on Jun 13, 2011 in HTML/CSS | No Comments

Nobody likes slow loading websites, that’s for sure. Here are the top performance recommendations that you can use to improve your WordPress website. 10 Ways To Improve Your WordPress Website Speed 1) Minimize the Number of HTTP Requests When a user visits your website, numerous files must be sent to that browser for the page ...

WordPress SEO – The Definitive Guide

WordPress SEO – The Definitive Guide

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in HTML/CSS | No Comments

With so much talk about SEO out there, sometimes it’s good to get information from the source. I use WordPress and I also use Yoast’s WordPress SEO plugin. There are others, yes. I use Yoast because it has everything I need for SEO purposes. The plugin takes care of  the following: Post titles and meta ...

SEO Secrets You Need To Know

SEO Secrets You Need To Know

Posted by on Apr 1, 2011 in HTML/CSS | No Comments

When I first heard about SEO I thought it was something I had to hire someone for to do it. It sounded complicated and way over my head until I stared to look closely at what SEO actually is, what it does and who can do it. I’ve learned that it is not complicated at ...

Create A Stylish Portfolio Website In HTML/CSS

Create A Stylish Portfolio Website In HTML/CSS

Posted by on Mar 28, 2011 in HTML/CSS | No Comments

This is a take-off of a site I did for a client. We are going to build a 3 column portfolio website in Dreamweaver using HTML and CSS. We will also include CSS3 to enhance the site’s graphics. The mockup is all done and shown below so fire up Dreamweaver or your editor of choice ...

Using The Unit PNG fix – For IE6 Only

Using The Unit PNG fix – For IE6 Only

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in HTML/CSS | No Comments

As you know, Internet Explorer doesn’t handle PNG transparency at all. No more filter use. While there are many other fixes to use, I like The Unit PNG fix because it is very compact. The javascript is just over 1kb. It works on image objects and background-image attributes so you’re set there. It also runs automatically ...

Create A Simple CSS3 Button

Create A Simple CSS3 Button

Posted by on Mar 10, 2011 in HTML/CSS | No Comments

We’re going to take a simple link button and style it up using CSS3 to make it look beautiful. We are going to use  the following CSS3 properties: box-shadow, border-radius, RGBA and text-indent. The browsers that support these are Chrome 5+, Firefox 3.6+, Opera 10.6+, Safari 4+ and IE9. The odd men out are Internet ...

Transitioning From HTML/CSS To WordPress – My Experience

Transitioning From HTML/CSS To WordPress – My Experience

Posted by on Mar 8, 2011 in HTML/CSS | No Comments

Why WordPress My last site I built was all HTML and styled with CSS. I built it entirely by hand-coding in Dreamweaver which was a joy. Playing with the code … watching the magic happen as code becomes a visual treat. And I wanted a blog to share my ideas and experiences so a framework ...