I've written various posts in the past regarding how to have a form field in focus automatically when a website page loads. What we mean by in focus is that the cursor will be active in a predefined field when a webpage is loaded. This means that all the viewer need do is start typing and the field … [Read more...] about Add focus to a Mailchimp subscribe form field
Some clarity is needed. HTML Tables should only ever be used for tabular data and not for pure presentational purposes (that's what CSS is for). Well, that's according to HTML5 and best practice standards for website design. When creating an email marketing campaign however just forget about best … [Read more...] about Why you must use tables … for email newsletters
My obsession (an unhealthy and rather geeky obsession perhaps) with HTML page structure/schema continues. It just drives me crazy that people will spend a fortune on SEO agencies (that offer no benefits at all) but won't take care to do the simple basics that really count in SEO. One very important … [Read more...] about Heading structure is critical SEO
What if you want to add a the TM that denotes a trademark after a name to your website content? Using the HTML sup tag this is straightforward; to achieve a result like ExampleTM I just add the following HTML In some WordPress widgets however the sup tag may not function. In this case we merely … [Read more...] about Adding TM and Copyright symbols to WordPress
There is a division among web designers; those that vehemently avoid the use of tables wherever possible and those that see tables as a very quick and simple means of reaching desired webpage layouts. I'm in the anti-table camp; I've worked with way too many WordPress Websites that use tables for … [Read more...] about For SEO, do not use tables
Two significant changes have occurred on this WordPress Site over the past week; I moved back to CloudFlare from Google PageSpeed Service and the Site is now HTML5. Moving from Google PageSpeed Service to CloudFlare My obsession with Website load speed continues. Those that have read my Blog for … [Read more...] about Hello CloudFlare, Hello HTML5
The Customizr Theme for WordPress is built on the super awesome Twitter Bootstrap (regular readers will know that I love Font Awesome which is designed for Twitter Bootstrap). Whilst developing a WordPress Website using Customizr for a client recently, I had the need to add content into columns in a … [Read more...] about Create columns with the Customizr theme
Quite a while back I used Artisteer a fair amount for creating WordPress Themes. At the time, Artisteer was one of the only ways of using a GUI (graphical user interface) to create a Theme to use with WordPress. The ease of 'point and click' that Artisteer software provided helped to save alot of … [Read more...] about Is Artisteer any Good?