Tutorials | Tips & Tricks | Troubleshooting

Robots Exclusion Protocol

By on Aug 1, 2011 in Dreamweaver, SEO, XHTML & CSS | 1 comment

Preventing search engines from indexing – pages… or an entire site Web site owners use the /robots.txt file to give instructions about their site to web robots; this is called The Robots Exclusion Protocol. It works likes this: a robot wants to visit a URL, say: http://www.example.com/welcome.html. Before it does so, it firsts checks for...

Read More

HTML5: What You Need to Know

By on May 17, 2011 in XHTML & CSS | 0 comments

HTML5 is the latest version of HTML and XHTML. The HTML5 standard defines a single language that can be written in HTML and XML. It is designed to solve issues found in previous versions of HTML and addresses the needs of web applications which were not well covered by HTML. So does that mean that XHTML is dead? The answer is-no. It is still alive and is used by...

Read More

Coding HTML Newsletters (EDM’s)

By on May 15, 2011 in XHTML & CSS | 2 comments

The following notes outline the most important factors when creating HTML newsletters. This article is not intended to be a full tutorial but rather a quick reference guide for those of you already working with HTML and CSS. Layout Nested tables styled with html formatting and inline CSS i.e. not CSS styled Divs. The outer table should be <=98%, inner tables set...

Read More

Testing Web Pages

By on May 15, 2011 in Dreamweaver, XHTML & CSS | 0 comments

Same Page Different ‘Look’ Browsers render web pages differently depending on: screen resolution images enabled/disabled OS – Mac/Windows fonts installed browser brand & version connection speed Cater as best you can for the above factors but accept that you don’t have total control. Pages need to render well on all commonly used browsers and platforms....

Read More