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  • Creative Printing Tricks That Could Save...

    June 27th, 2014

    If you have a small business, it can mean that you’re constantly under the gun and mistakes are inevitable. If you are constantly driving or flying out to meetings and you need to present materials in person, then it’s a good idea to have backup possibilities for printing in case something goes wrong. Via Smartphone If you use your smartphone for business [...]

  • Tips & Tricks For Capturing Real Es...

    June 23rd, 2014

    Selling a home is like selling anything else: it’s often about the presentation. When taking images of a home for sale, there are specific methods to help make the house look more flattering, capture attention, and really get buyers interested. Follow these tips to help improve your real estate photography and potentially sell some property faster. Shot Angles Shooting both interior and exteriors [...]

  • 5 Reasons Online Stores Can’t Igno...

    June 11th, 2014

    Do you have an online store or an interest in e-commerce? Online stores have been increasingly moving towards mobile technology, and for good reason. Here are a few of the major indicators that mobile e-commerce is the way of the future. 1. Mobile Customers Purchase More Often  Compared to consumers on desktop or laptop computers, mobile consumers tend to actually purchase products [...]

  • Tips For Controlling Children’s Te...

    June 9th, 2014

    With so much content on television, it’s hard to filter out everything for a child to see. Thanks to advanced settings and television ratings, there are multiple methods to help control what shows our children watch and how long they use the TV for. Check out the following tips to help control your child’s television consumption. Parental Controls One of the easiest [...]

  • New Business Start-ups and Phone System ...

    June 5th, 2014

    New business owners are required to make many different decisions during the startup phase of their operations. From choosing the best advertising campaigns to hiring the best people for the job, there are so many things that must be done in the early days. One of the most common involves choosing the best phone system for the overall organization. The [...]

  • What Practice Management Software Is And...

    June 3rd, 2014

    Discussion in the medical IT world is dominated by the electronic medical record (EMR). However, the software needed to run the rest of the practice is just as important as the software needed to take care of patients. If you thought EMRs were the only piece of software needed to run a medical practice, read to learn about what practice [...]

  • Four Must-Have Tools For Small Business ...

    June 2nd, 2014

    As a business owner, you need to keep on top of trends, and you need to fill your office with technology that improves your efficiency. Here’s a look at four tech tools that your company needs and a brief description of how they will benefit you: Google Alerts When you sign up for Google Alerts, Google sends you a notice every time [...]

Basic Building Block

Basic Building Block

HTML code is the most essential thing to know when building a website. If you’ve heard of any type of code, it is probably HTML. I am using it right now to type this to you. Anyone can learn, and this code provides the basic building blocks for your new website. It will take some practice, but it is really easy. Making this word bold is as easy as surrounding it with certain tags.

Making It Look Good

Making It Look Good

While HTML can give you the bare building blocks, your site won’t be any fun to look at if the format, layout, color scheme and font are bland and boring. CSS is the code to use once you have mastered HTML. It provides you with the means to alter the appearance of your site. That way, people will actually want to be reading or watching your content.

One More Step

One More Step

Although certainly not the last coding language you should know, PHP is a great one to move to after you feel comfortable using HTML and CSS. It focuses a lot on appearance, like CSS, but it also helps add gadgets like calendars or customer input surveys. It is almost like a combination of HTML and CSS but better: more features, and a system that builds off of what you’ve already learned.