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What are the latest articles from the Web Design / HTML site on About.com. Learn about web design, XML, and HTML with regular articles and topics of interest to web designers and web developers. These are the latest articles written for the site.
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Sams Teach Yourself HTML and CSS in 24 Hours

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 22:12
Beginners will like this book that takes you through learning HTML and CSS in just 24 hour-long chapters. There are exercises and quizes to help you retain what you learned.

Pricing Web Designs in a Recession

Thu, 10/13/2011 - 22:12
In a down economy it can be tempting to simply drop your rates in hopes that that will attract more clients to your business and keep the existing ones from disappearing. But there are lots of ways to keep your prices high and not lose business in a recession. Learn how to price web design work even in a down economy.

Book Review: Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and CSS in One Hour a Day by Lemay and Colburn

Thu, 10/13/2011 - 22:12
A comprehensive book on web publishing. Read my review to find out what I liked and what I thought was missing.

Review of Flux version 3

Mon, 10/10/2011 - 22:12
Flux is an interesting WYSIWYG web editor for Macintosh. Find out more about what I think of this editor. Read my full review of version 3.

Delivering Sites to Customers

Fri, 10/07/2011 - 22:12
Once you've built a site for your client, how do you get the files to them so that the site can go live? There are several different options you can choose. This article explains some of the most common ways to get your files to your clients.

Flux - Web Editor Profile

Wed, 10/05/2011 - 22:12
Flux is a text editor and WYSIWYG editor for Macintosh . It is best suited to Professional Web Designers or Small Business Owners.

Adobe Muse - Web Editor Profile

Mon, 10/03/2011 - 22:12
Adobe Muse is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows Macintosh . It is best suited to Small Business Owners.

Adobe Edge - Web Editor Profile

Sun, 10/02/2011 - 22:12
Adobe Edge is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows Macintosh . It is best suited to Web Designers.

Hype HTML5 Web Editor Review

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 22:12
Hype is a new web page editor that creates HTML5 pages with animation. This is a review of the Hype editor and how well it is suited to professional web designers and web developers.

Hype - Web Editor Profile

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 22:12
Hype is a WYSIWYG editor for Macintosh. It is best suited to Small Business Owners.

Editor for Chrome - Web Editor Profile

Thu, 09/22/2011 - 22:12
Editor for Chrome is a text editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux. It is best suited to Small Business Owners or Professional Web Designers.

How to Set Justified Text with CSS

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 22:12
Justified text is a block of text that has no rag on the right or left sides. The block of text is written with the words lining up evenly on both sides, with the extra spacing added to between the words in the text on the line. This article explains how to justify your text with CSS.

Image Over Compression

Sat, 09/17/2011 - 22:12
Learn about what can happen if your images are over compressed. They may be small, but they don't look good.

HSL Colors

Thu, 09/15/2011 - 22:12
CSS3 brings in a new color model called HSL or hue-saturation-lightness. This model is often easier for artists to understand because it relies on the qualities of the colors themselves to determine their codes rather than arbitrary numbers developed for computers. Learn how to use HSL colors in your web designs.

CSS3 Linear Gradients

Tue, 09/06/2011 - 22:12
Gradients are a color technique where one color gradually fades into another color. Before CSS3 if you wanted a gradient, you needed to create a tileable graphic to use as the background for your element. But now you can use a CSS3 style property (and appropriate browser extension properties) to get gradients that work in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari. This article will show you how.

Multi-column Layout with CSS3

Thu, 09/01/2011 - 22:12
You will be surprised how easy multi-column layouts are with CSS3. This article explains how to use CSS3 to create multiple columns, adjust the space between them, and even add rule lines separating the columns.

HTML5 Canvas by Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton

Wed, 08/31/2011 - 22:12
This is a review of the book HTML5 Canvas by Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton.

CSS3 for Web Designers by Dan Cederholm

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 22:12
There are many books on CSS3, but this small book by Dan Cederholm is both fun to read and has good coverage of relevant CSS3 features. Read my full review to learn what I thought of CSS3 for Web Designers.

How to Add Sound to an HTML5 Web Page

Mon, 08/22/2011 - 22:12
Adding sound with HTML5 is very easy. You just save your sound file in a few formats and then use the AUDIO element to play it. This article will teach you how to do it.

What Can You Do with HTML?

Tue, 08/16/2011 - 22:12
HTML is the language of the web, but many people are not sure they should learn it. Find out why you want to learn HTML and what it's good for.