Code for Beginners: the Magic of the Internet

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  • Integrating Everyday Technology In The W...

    April 23rd, 2014

    Businesses are changing the way they communicate and connect with their counterparts. SharePoint technology provides businesses with the option to share information without leaving the office. Businesses are reducing their expenditures by eliminating, reducing, or reorganizing their original business structure, thus saving money and time. The need to hold face to face conferences, meetings and workshops are still relevant, but the [...]

  • Off-Grid Solar Kits: Power When And Wher...

    April 22nd, 2014

    Many of us don’t consider our electricity needs until either the power is out or the bill is due. If you have never heard of off-grid power sources, then you are not alone. Previously considered mostly for backup power needs in case of an emergency, off-grid solar power is ready to come to the forefront of the push for sustainable [...]

  • Why Your Online Business Should Use A De...

    April 18th, 2014

    The Differences Between A Dedicated Server And A Desktop PC Many businesses, especially small businesses, choose to use a cheaper desktop PC in lieu of a server. While this may work for a short time, dedicated servers have specialized hardware that makes the server much more effective at handling client requests over a network than the average desktop computer. This is because of the fact [...]

  • Three Ways To Protect Your Tablet From Y...

    April 18th, 2014

    Tablets are a great technology for kids. They’re small, portable, and can be fun or educational. Even toddlers can benefit from having their own tablets.  If you’re planning to buy a tablet for your child, be sure to plan for how you’ll keep the device safe. You’ll get plenty of use out of your investment if you limit where the tablet [...]

  • Understanding Copy Enhancement Selection...

    April 17th, 2014

    When people use copiers, from somewhere like Bircham’s, at offices, schools, or homes it is usually in a rush to get the copies made as quick as possible. Many people are unaware of the different settings available for copying. By adjusting the settings on copiers, the documents will be easier to read. Pictures will print out more clearly and the final copy [...]

  • Proven Data Recovery Processes

    April 10th, 2014

    Anyone who uses technology on a regular basis runs the risk of data loss. Whether this occurs as a result of a simple mistake, problems with computer hardware, or a natural disaster, losing valuable information is heartbreaking. When technical mishaps occur, many people resign themselves to the fact that these files and photos are gone forever. However, significant advances in [...]

  • What To Look For With Gaming Accessories

    April 1st, 2014

    Millions of players love to use the PC for gaming. A chair is not just the only thing that leads to comfort while gaming. The accessories are just as important. With the right collection of PC gaming accessories, you can immerse yourself and enjoy games even more. Before you purchase any computer accessories, consider these options that were made exclusively for [...]

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.