Articles tagged with basics
The blogs I set up for clients often include the capability to “tag” posts. But categories are also available—in this post I hope to clarify the difference between the two, and allow you to decide which to use to organize your content.
How to determine a file’s size in Mac or Windows, and file size guidelines and facts.
General thoughts and specific guidelines on naming conventions for files on the web.
In this article, I’ll break down a typical Google search result, explaining the different parts and where they derive from.
If you have no idea what I’m talking about when I ask “what browser are you using?” you are not alone. This video from Google is quite funny and enlightening.
An introduction to some of the search options Google offers, beyond simple keyword searching.
If you have several files to email, it may be easier to gather them into a single zip file. I’ll explain how, and mention a couple services for sending files too large for email.
A cute video that clarifies the difference between pixel and vector graphics.
A handy reference to web and design-related terms.
I recently wrote this article for my client newsletter, NBD News, and I wanted to add some new resources about fonts on the web, so I thought I’d reproduce it here.
At a basic level, code + images = website! In this article, I’ll explain the main ingredients that make up a website.
After putting it off for ages, I’ve finally learned everything I need to know (for now) about RSS, and I’m passing some of that on to you.
A basic question answered.
You have a new email address based on your domain name, but how the heck to you get to those emails? This article explains how, via the web, or your favorite email client.
Here some important information to know about images on the web, before you start adding them to your site.
How to log in to your Textpattern admin user interface.