Category - Coding

Why You Should Learn CSS as a Blogger

Even though this article is titled Why You Should Learn CSS as a Blogger, I wrote it in my schedule as "Why You Learn CSS" and that made me laugh. So, why you learn CSS? While there are many fancy plugins out there that give you a buttload of control over the look of...

10 Online Courses to Learn HTML and CSS for Free

Are looking to learn HTML and CSS for free? While this site can certainly give you cool little coding tidbits to apply for your site, you may have a hankering to learn how to do this coding all on your own. I know I did once upon a time - and I had so much fun...

What the Heck is CSS? And How It Can Help Make Your Site Unique!

CSS is a coding language that is such an integral part of web design - yet an invariable mystery to many mom bloggers. I remember the first time I ever encountered CSS. I was already using HTML to make dinky little websites for fun, injecting styles and colors all...

How to Hide Pinterest Pins in Your Blog Post

Who would have thought when Pinterest came out in 2010 it would be an invaluable way to drive traffic to your site? I remember the days when I used to use Pinterest to look up recipes, decor ideas and funny memes. Now it's used by mom bloggers everywhere to drive...
Understanding the CSS Box Model

Understanding the CSS Box Model

CSS is such a wonderful and mind-boggling language that gives you complete control over the look and feel of your blog. Yet, most bloggers and site owners scream and run in the opposite direction when they catch sight of this language. Some even throw money at others...

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Getting to Know the Image Tag in HTML

Getting to Know the Image Tag in HTML

Back in 1995, the image tag was included in HTML 2.0 in order to display an image by embedding it at the point of the tag's occurrence. Prior to that, other tags such as <embed> and <picture> were used and, for some reason, these were not good enough. HTML...

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The Ins and Outs of HTML

The Ins and Outs of HTML

When I see questions about code, most of them pertain to CSS. While CSS is important in making your site look and feel the way you want it to, HTML is crucial in building a website. I started learning about HTML when I was in high school and began building little...

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How to Pimp Your Headers

How to Pimp Your Headers

While downloading and installing a free theme is a quick and simply way to add style and structure to your site, oftentimes certain design elements are booooring. One of the first things I tackle CSS-wise when I choose a new theme is the headers. These are the titles...

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