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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Hosts File

I've got your number


"...the Hosts file is like an address book. When you type an address like www.yahoo.com into your browser, the Hosts file is consulted to see if you have the IP address, or "telephone number," for that site. If you do, then your computer will "call it" and the site will open. If not, your computer will ask your ISP's (internet service provider) computer for the phone number before it can "call" that site.
Most of the time, you do not have addresses in your "address book," because you have not put any there. Therefore, most of the time your computer asks for the IP address from your ISP to find sites."

What is a Hosts file?

MVPS.org has a Hosts file that you can download and install. It includes a BAT file that renames the old file before it saves the new one.
Hosts


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Friday, April 21, 2017

Busted Links

Verify


With the Expression Web Designer go to Site>Reports>Problems>Hyperlinks.
You will able to check if any links have failed and need to be fixed.

There are a few third-party shareware programs that do the same thing.

One of them is:

Xenu's Link Sleuth

It's free and will create a report that can be saved for reference.


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Monday, April 17, 2017

CSS Links

Some of the Best


If you have an interest in Cascading Style sheets, look at a few of these tutorials and downloads.


"CSS Creator site is a place for you to learn about and create CSS, Cascading Style Sheets. The CSS Forum is a place where you can discuss CSS page layouts, positioning, bugs and just about anything related to cascading style sheets.
The forum is new, free and most of all needs people like you to create a community. Talk about CSS, ask questions, find solutions, and help each other learn at the CSS Forum."


CSS Creator.com has a collection of links to valuable Web design information.


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Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Video without sidebar

Avoid collateral references

Sometime the appropriate video has inappropriate links next to it. Here's how to embed just what you want

AskDaveTaylor.com


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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

CSS Basics

Tutorial

Cascading Style Sheets can help to unify site design.
Here are some tips:

HTMLGoodies.com


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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Bullets and HTML

Some code


Bullets aren’t too difficult to create using HTML.

<ul>

<li>Apples</li>

<li>Pears</li>

<li>Bananas</li>

<li>Grapes</li>

</ul>

Here’s an article that goes into more detail:


Cryer.co.uk


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Monday, March 06, 2017

Low Down Footer

CSS code


How to create a CSS footer that remains at the bottom of the page, regardless of content.

CSSStickyFooter.com


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