Build Your Own Website: A Comic Guide to HTML, CSS, and WordPress

By Nate Cooper, Kim Gee

Build your personal Website is a enjoyable, illustrated creation to the fundamentals of making an internet site. subscribe to Kim and her little puppy Tofu as she learns HTML, the language of websites, and CSS, the language used to type websites, from the internet Guru and Glinda, the nice Witch of CSS.

Once she figures out the fundamentals, Kim travels to WordPress urban to construct her first site, with Wendy, the WordPress Maven, at her part. They take keep an eye on of WordPress® topics, set up precious plugins, and more.

As you stick with alongside, you will learn the way to:

  • Use HTML tags
  • Make your website shine with CSS
  • Customize WordPress to suit your needs
  • Choose a firm to host your web site and get recommendation on making a choice on a great area name

The sufferer, step by step recommendation you will find in Build your individual Website can help you get your web site up and operating very quickly. cease dreaming of your ideal site and begin making it!

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tag. you've spotted that the hi international! half hasn舗t replaced. In our code, hi global! is wrapped in the

tag. that suggests that every one of the CSS homes we utilized lower than the p selector don舗t follow to it. Let舗s say we additionally are looking to swap the font and set the font measurement for our

tags. Open your CSS dossier and upload the houses for the

selector, similar to we did for the paragraph tag, yet set the font measurement to 1. 3em . additionally swap the font dimension within the paragraph tag to . 8em . Your CSS code may still appear like this: p { font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: . 8em ; } h1 { font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 1. 3em; } ninety eight bankruptcy three Kim Makes issues glance nice with CSS keep your record and reload try out. html on your net browser. We replaced the font, yet might be you舗re puzzling over: Wasn舗t the

already better? Why did we upload within the font-size if the default environment immediately makes

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higher than

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Hello international!

This is a moment paragraph. This is daring textual content.
This is italic.

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It舗s behaving as we'd suspect (see determine 3-4). We manage the houses for a paragraph to have a definite font and dimension, and all of our paragraphs are behaving in accordance to these houses.

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