Website development and design blog, tutorials and inspiration


My Web Design Tutorials contains resources to help you get started in web design and useful tips for designing an effective, high quality web site. The tutorials cover technical coding as well as graphic design, colour theory, typography and performance.


15th November 2015HTML/CSS
Website pagination is a crucial aspect to any layout with repeating content allowing content to be split across multiple pages. These styles are able to be copied and pasted into your designs.
20th February 2013HTML/CSS
A minimal, no nonsense, responsive, mobile first CSS3 skeleton which demonstrates media queries for varying screen sizes. No frameworks, no JavaScript just the absolute bare bones.
26th October 2011HTML/CSS
XML is a machine-readable format similar to HTML. Stylesheets can be used to transform this data into human readable or pretty print versions for use on the web, documents or print.
24th May 2011HTML/CSS
This is possibly one of the most comprehensive HTML Entity Codes and ASCII charts on the web, featuring ASCII codes, HTML symbol entities, unicode/ISO numbers, dingbats and extended ASCII character codes. This ASCII chart is especially helpful in obtaining W3C XHTML validation due to errors caused by invalid characters.
5th October 2010HTML/CSS
A collection of nearly 300 rainbow colours to provide inspiration to your web designs.
26th April 2010HTML/CSS
In this article I'm going to look at how you can add pins, waypoints and routes to Google Maps embedded in your website. I'm going to expand on the examples from the previous article so if you haven't seen that one, head over to part one on the list below.
18th April 2010HTML/CSS
In this tutorial series I am going to show you how to incorporate Google Maps into your website, add pins to locations with balloon pop ups, set way points and even add routes. We'll also see how you can get latitude and longitude coordinates in Google maps.
26th February 2010HTML/CSS
XML has become so integrated with the web, and even Microsoft Office, that XML is hardly a buzzword any more. XML forms the core of Microsoft's .Net Framework as well as being an accepted format for data exchange across multiple platforms.