Articles tagged “Web Design”

Absolute vs. Relative Paths/Links

Still today, one of the more tricky and confusing things about HTML is linking to other pages and sites, especially when absolute and relative paths come into play. But worry not! Creating links...

Responsive Google Maps

Google Maps™ can drive business right to your front door by providing your address, directions and landmarks for your customers to find you. In today's mobile-driven world, we need...

Extending Menu Background Across Entire Page

In this article we will explain how to adjust the markup of your Responsive menu so that it extends the entire width of your page for any menu created with Responsive CSS Menu Builder. With just a...

Creating Links with Responsive Site Designer

Create links to files, documents, external pages, anchors, email address and phone numbers. Responsive Site Designer makes it easy to link to other pages, files, and documents. You can...

Centering your Buttons in a Menu

Here you will find the steps to center your buttons for a horizontal menu. If you need help with adding a background please see this article Extending Menu Background Across Entire Page ....

Web Design

The Internet is all but a necessity for most people. It's almost as popular as the television; every household has one — or, in this case, has a connection. From social networking to...

Adding a Tweet Button to Your Page

Have you ever seen those amazing "Tweet" buttons that people have been adding to their website layouts? When added to your page, these Tweet buttons can truly...

What is a Web-Safe Font?

There are an awful lot of fonts in the world! For years, no doubt, you’ve been using a ton of them in word processing documents, party invitations, banners, etc. But have you ever noticed...

How to Wrap Text Around an Image.

There are two simple ways to have text automatically wrap around an image placed on a website. One involves a quick bit of code in the line of HTML that references the image, and the other...

Reading the Source Code of a Webpage.

One of the best ways to learn about HTML and the way it works is to look at the source code of websites made by others. You can learn as much from professionally designed sites as you can from...

What is Flash?

What is Flash? A little history lesson. What can Flash do? How can I make Flash work for me? Starting out. Where do I start with...

What are Java Applets used for?

Java Applets are usually used to add small, interactive components or enhancements to a webpage. These may consist of buttons, scrolling text, or stock tickers, but they can also be used to...

Working With Text in Visual Site Designer.

We here at CoffeeCup Software believe in design freedom. That said, there are certain best practices you should follow if you want your website to look its best. This is one of them. The best...

How to Embed Your Stream in a Webpage

Want your Stream to appear somewhere other than [ youraccount].coffeecup.com/stream ? No problem. All you need to do is copy the embed code and place it into the webpage you'd like for it to...

Adding a Google +1 Button to Your Page

Have you seen the cool "Google +1" buttons that people have been adding to their websites? When implemented, this button can truly enhance the layout of your page and...

Responsive Themes: What are they?

You may be asking yourself what really is a Responsive theme and why do I need one? Well a responsive theme is a process of web design that allows a website designer to restructure a website at...

Adding a Facebook Like Button to Your Page

Have you ever wondered how people add those awesome Facebook "Like" buttons to their website layouts?   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...

Why Do I See a Box with a Red X Where My Image is Supposed to Be?

There are a couple of different issues that could explain why your images are not displaying correctly: Note : Most of these problems can be solved by transitioning to using Website...

When I View My Homepage on Other PCs, the Fonts and Layout are Different.

Most likely what is happening is that you've used a non-web-safe font. ( Click here for help understanding what a web-safe font is. ) The ultimate source of the font being rendered on a web...

What is a Website?

Before jumping into web design, it’s important to make sure you have a basic grip on what websites are and how they work. Essentially, a website is a collection of documents known...

What's Flash?

Flash is a vector-based animation technology. Flash animations are quick to download, are of high quality, and look the same on different browsers. The problem with Flash is that search engines...

Adding an External Style Sheet to Your Webpage

Cascading Style Sheets (also known as CSS or style sheets ) are an excellent way to control the design of your website. The one drawback is the excess code they can add to your website. This...

Centering Pages With CSS

The code below can be used to center your webpage in a browser window. The code will need to be pasted after the <head> tag but before the </head> tag. <style...

It Takes a Long Time to View My Webpages on the Internet.

Try to cut down on the number of large images or objects on your pages. For more information about large objects in Visual Site Designer, consult this article: I Am Told by Visual Site...