Register Blogs Advertise with usHelp Desk Today's Posts Search

Showing results 1 to 56 of 65
Search took 0.17 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: htmlthis
Forum: Website Design 14th July 2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,664
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Where can I fully learn HTML, CSS, PHP online?

This explains a lot better than I ever could:
I Don't Speak Your Language: Frontend vs. Backend - Treehouse Blog (http://blog.teamtreehouse.com/i-dont-speak-your-language-frontend-vs-backend)

It...
Forum: Website Design 14th July 2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,664
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Where can I fully learn HTML, CSS, PHP online?

Yes, that's what you need doing :). You can also try the monthly plan at lynda.com lynda.com library | Trial Subscription (http://www.lynda.com/trial/plans?lpk35=1908) (i think the cheapest is 25$),...
Forum: Website Design 14th July 2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,664
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Where can I fully learn HTML, CSS, PHP online?

Or, go for lynda.com library | Trial Subscription (http://www.lynda.com/trial/plans?lpk35=1908) . You can get the free 7 days trial and see how it goes.

Well, to answer your questions. It...
Forum: Website Design 14th July 2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,664
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Where can I fully learn HTML, CSS, PHP online?

Take a look at this tutorial:

Web Developer From Scratch - Killervideostore.com (http://www.killervideostore.com/video-courses/web-developer-from-scratch.php)

I would recommend doing those,...
Forum: Website Design 14th July 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,664
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Where can I fully learn HTML, CSS, PHP online?

I would recommend going for a web tutorial, you can try either lynda.com or PHP Video Tutorials For Web Designers - KillerPHP.com (http://www.killerphp.com/) .
You need to start with: HTML, CSS,...
Forum: Website Design 8th July 2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By htmlthis
Re: What's the best way to start learning WordPress theme Development.

If you like books then you can check this out:

Professional WordPress: Design and Development: Brad Williams, David Damstra, Hal Stern: 9781118442272: Amazon.com: Books
Forum: Website Design 6th July 2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Which Design Is Best? Can't Decide...

The second option looks cleaner and easier to follow to me.
Forum: Website Design 5th July 2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By htmlthis
Forum: Website Design 5th July 2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Directory / Leads: What are my best options?

Check this out, maybe you can make it work for your business idea.

link to buy:
WordPress - Directory Portal Wordpress Theme | ThemeForest...
Forum: Website Design 5th July 2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Web Designer Question

Try this Logo Design, Web Design and More. | 99designs (http://99designs.com/) . Dry spells are normal, it happens to all of us, just keep on posting on freelancer website (elance.com, odesk.com,...
Forum: Website Design 5th July 2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Simple CSS help required

Post the url so I can take a look.
Forum: Website Design 5th July 2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Simple CSS help required

I digged up an example I worked on 4 years ago. It uses height as percentages.

Practice Butler (http://www.htmlthis.com/examples/dorringo/index.html)

In order to make it work with percentages,...
Forum: Website Design 5th July 2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Simple CSS help required

Oh, I just realized what you were asking. You don't need to specify a height in order to accomplish that. Just set the width and leave the height empty. If you want to use percentages for height it...
Forum: Website Design 5th July 2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Simple CSS help required

I'm not sure on what you're trying to accomplish, but the * is called the universal selector and it basically applies all the rules defined there to all of the elements. In this case it sets the...
Forum: Website Design 4th July 2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By htmlthis
Re: HTML Markup Validation, 19 errors - serious or not?

You can just remove the align=center and add it as a CSS rule by targeting that particular h4 with this CSS rule text-align:center . It's an easy fix, but the more important error you have there is...
Forum: Programming 4th July 2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Bootstrap?

Bootstrap is awesome to learn, we're looking into adding PSD to Bootstrap as a service ourselves. You can check out these video tutorials:

bootstrap | lynda.com search...
Forum: Website Design 4th July 2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Good custom web design sites?

Go on Elance.com or any other freelancer website, and hire a designer to design it then a web developer to develop it. Good luck!
Forum: Programming 30th June 2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By htmlthis
Re: If You Were Hiring A Programmer, How Would You Screen Them?

Try looking at the number of projects that are similar to yours that they completed. A lot of these 100 hours could be from one single project and that may not mean as much as 3-4 projects with 3-4...
Forum: Programming 29th June 2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By htmlthis
Re: If You Were Hiring A Programmer, How Would You Screen Them?

Ask for a portfolio, and see if he has a profile on a freelancer website. You can check out his reviews there. Good luck!
Forum: Website Design 28th June 2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Please Help: Header Image not Showing in Chrome and Firefox

The image is not in that folder, re upload the image and it will work. Cheers!
Forum: Website Design 28th June 2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Please Help: Header Image not Showing in Chrome and Firefox

the url is wrong: "http://sexual-solutions.net/dev/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/header.png" shows as failed to load given url.
Forum: Programming 28th June 2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Programmers: charging more for 'emergency' or 'urgent'

Depends on the client and how much work I have on my hands right then. I normally let them know my working hours and days from the begining. If there's something that needs done outside those hours...
Forum: Website Design 28th June 2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Source for Images

You should check out http://us.fotolia.com/ . Cheers!
Forum: Website Design 26th June 2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Software app to upload images on my own domain

Yeah you need FTP access and a software. I use http://winscp.net/eng/index.php .
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,903
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Time tracking for freelance designers and programmers

Hi there, at one point in time I was working with The Invoice Machine | Online Invoicing Made Beautiful (http://invoicemachine.com/) . It is an invoice generator but it has a time tracker tool too....
Forum: Website Design 23rd June 2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By htmlthis
Re: CSS Absolute positioning

Yes, absolute position is used all the time, just be sure that you're not using it for laying out your page structure. You normally use it for positioning elements on top of other elements. For...
Forum: Programming 23rd June 2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,047
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Great Place To Learn Python?

Check this out: Introduction to Python | Codecademy (http://www.codecademy.com/courses/introduction-to-python)

Python is an easy language to pick up, it's a great beginner language, really easy to...
Forum: Programming 23rd June 2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,707
Posted By htmlthis
Re: can you get good at programming in one year?

Yes, from my experience one year is plenty enough to get started in any programming language. But keep in mind that you would need to code everyday for at least a few hours!
Forum: Website Design 8th June 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Any good Free Image sites out there?

Try this fotolia.com/Info/Images/FreeImages
Forum: Website Design 8th June 2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Where i can learn HTML online?

W3Schools.com - free tuts
Lynda.com - paid video tuts

Other:
htmldog.com/guides/htmlbeginner/
coding.smashingmagazine.com/tag/html/
tizag.com/htmlT/

Good luck!
Forum: Programming 3rd June 2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,214
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Godaddy Or Hostgator ?

I had a hosting account with godaddy and my experience was not the best. My emails were not getting through and I had numerous problems receiving them too. Another problem that I had with them was...
Forum: Programming 26th May 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,586
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Which function is used for terminate the script execution in PHP?

There are quite a lot of people that use die(), and there's more than one way to skin a cat. Just because you're not using it does not make it wrong.
Forum: Website Design 26th May 2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Strange issue centering menu ul

Hello, the solution is simple. Remove the 30% padding from the div that wraps around the ul. Set text-align:center; to it and then set display:inline-block; to the ul. You will have to set...
Forum: Website Design 24th May 2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Please be Brutally Honest with me!

I like #54 from all the simple ones (by simple I mean without the dude). The ones with the dude are alright but they look too cartoon(ish) for me. Anyway, good job.
Forum: Website Design 23rd May 2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By htmlthis
Re: How Can I get My First Job On Elance?

Create a very efficient cover letter. You don't have to specify that you're a new user on Elance. When you apply for a job there, it will say "New Provider" above your name for the first few weeks.
Forum: Programming 23rd May 2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,586
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Which function is used for terminate the script execution in PHP?

You can use die("Error message goes here if any");
Forum: Website Design 23rd May 2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Is this done with CSS?

It's done with html/css and the effects with jquery.
Forum: Programming 21st May 2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By htmlthis
Forum: Programming 21st May 2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,218
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Where to go after HTML and CSS?

You should learn PHP, MySQL and Javascript. However, you need to practice a lot. Just by learning to code does not mean anything. You need to apply what you learn by doing real work. A decent...
Forum: Programming 21st May 2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,127
Posted By htmlthis
Re: PHP tutorial

Go to Lynda.com and get one of the many tutorials. If you'd rather learn by reading, you can try "Learning PHP, MySQL and Javascript" by Nixon from O'Reilly. You can find that on amazon, i think that...
Forum: Programming 21st May 2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,249
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Which programming language is the best of all time ?

You should try Python. It is easier to learn than most and you can use it with either web or apps development.
Forum: Programming 14th April 2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,218
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Where to go after HTML and CSS?

Just go for PHP and MySQL. I suggest getting a good tutorial. Go to Lynda.com, they have a bunch. It may not be that cheap but you won't regret it.
After that you should go for jQuery and...
Forum: Website Design 10th April 2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,987
Posted By htmlthis
Re: oDesk VS Elance

True, you should not care, but the fee does scare them away :).

Like I was saying, you probably can find the same people on both websites, I actually work through both websites too, but there...
Forum: Programming 9th April 2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,133
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Which is the best programming language to get start?

I would have to say that Python is one of the easiest programming languages to start with. It is being taught in different 101 college classes.

Get the Python Programming for the Absolute Beginner...
Forum: Website Design 9th April 2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,987
Posted By htmlthis
Re: oDesk VS Elance

Well, then I suggest posting jobs on both Elance and Odesk. You can then count the number of spammers that apply to your job and compare ;).
Forum: Website Design 9th April 2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,987
Posted By htmlthis
Re: oDesk VS Elance

Actually it does.

Basic - Free
Individual - 10$
Small Business - $20
Large Business - $40

For each plan you get a different number of connects. You use a minimum of 1 connect when applying...
Forum: Website Design 9th April 2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,308
Posted By htmlthis
Re: best CMS for client websites?

Learn HTML, CSS, PHP and JS/jQuery, then you can start doing websites :). The bare minimum would be HTML/CSS and PHP. Without PHP there is no way you can successfully modify any CMS (they are all...
Forum: Website Design 8th April 2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Website speed

Just merge as many files as possible. Merge all CSS and Js in one js or css file if possible and use sprites for the images.
You can also try moving your resources on a different domain or sub...
Forum: Programming 6th April 2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,988
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Help me to learn HTML

Just go to Lynda.com and get the HTML tutorial done by Bill Weinman. That's how I learned HTML. It will also teach you a little bit of CSS. After that just download a CSS tutorial.

You can learn...
Forum: Website Design 5th April 2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,453
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Where do you look for images for your website?

Just use a website that sells or provides free images. Don't just google them, that's pretty much the same as stealing.
If you're making hundreds of dollars on a website then why not pay a few...
Forum: Website Design 5th April 2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Which One Would You Choose?

I would go for Serial Serie (http://serialserie.com/) . It looks a lot better than the first one.
Forum: Website Design 5th April 2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,118
Posted By htmlthis
Re: AdobePhptoshop

I'm using CS5 but still have CS4, CS2 and 6.0. They all work great.
Forum: Website Design 4th April 2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By htmlthis
Re: URGENT! Need Some HTML CSS QUICK HELP PLEASE!

Sure, I'm glad I could help. Good luck with your project!
Forum: Website Design 4th April 2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By htmlthis
Re: URGENT! Need Some HTML CSS QUICK HELP PLEASE!

If you can change the html just remove the p tags and replace them with a div, it's easier than messing around with the css:

You will have this:

<div align="center"><a href="#">Home</a> | <a...
Forum: Website Design 4th April 2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,987
Posted By htmlthis
Re: oDesk VS Elance

I have been working on Elance and Odesk for three years now. Mostly as a freelancer, but sometimes hired people too.

I can say this, on Elance, freelancers have to pay a fee in order to apply to...
Forum: Website Design 4th April 2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By htmlthis
Re: Can Anyone Recommend a Web Designer With Great Talent?

Be sure to check out their portfolio and if they had any recent jobs. Don't turn down the ones who ask for more money. If you want somebody that does excellent work then you'll have to cough up some...
Showing results 1 to 56 of 65

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:18 AM.