Resources

RECOMMENDED READING

How to

Great older articles

  1. How to Size Text in CSS —  https://www.alistapart.com/articles/howtosizetextincss/
  2. Minimalist Design —  https://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/12/minimalist-web-design-when-less-is-more/
  3. Content matters —  https://www.alistapart.com/articles/a-checklist-for-content-work/

This is just a partial list. If you find resources that really help you to learn a task or finish an assignment, please add it to the resources forum.

 

Cheatsheets

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Newer trends

https://www.mugscafe.org/  is a one page website built with the Divi theme in the WordPress universe, but you can do something VERY similar using Skeleton.

Explore

  1. Adding scripts to your site:  https://www.javascript.com/  and  https://www.javascriptsource.com/
  2. WordPress tv — for quick tips on everything WordPress  https://wordpress.tv/
  3. Using plugins to enhance WordPress functionality:  https://wordpress.org/plugins/
    Note — the free accounts at WordPress.com do not allow you to add plugins
  4. Using video to capture attention: Teaching Tip (https://iteachu.uaf.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2015/10/TT-video-engagement.pdf)
  5. Current methods of using video:  https://www.w3schools.com/html/html5_video.asp
  6. jQuery more than just the user interface items we discuss/explore in class:  https://jquery.com/

Suggested downloads

Updates: Web Developer for Chrome:  https://chrispederick.com/work/web-developer/installed/chrome/04/

RESOURCE LINKS

Editors to download or try online

jsFiddle (Online web editor)
Click on the HTML or CSS link to see results. Look around  my stored  example on JSFiddle.

Code validation

Check your spelling and  consider using a free resource like FREE FORMATTER to check if  your code is correct.

Making buttons & images

 

 

 

 

Questions? Additions to the resource links?