If you are a web content manager but aren’t comfortable with inserting or formatting tables in HTML, then you need to use your CMS’s WYSIWYG editor to enter your data tables. Let’s see if you can do this in Shopify and WordPress. Continue reading “Comparing table functions in Shopify and WordPress”
In the previous post, I covered a little bit about unwanted special characters. This post is about the more likely case when you want to add a special character. Continue reading “Adding special characters in content management systems”
Have you ever been frustrated by unwanted special characters showing up in a web page or email that you coded?
The problem might look like this: Continue reading “Unwanted special characters in web content”
If you are maintaining website content for your workplace, you may receive content in a Microsoft Word document. This video explains how to assign headers using the styles panel in Word, and how to clean up extra spacing once content is pasted into WordPress. Continue reading “Word to WordPress”
There are scores of content management system (CMS) brands, but despite the diversity on the market, they all share one aspect: structured content. The administration (admin) panel in any CMS will break out text areas meant for different kinds of text. Usually there will be a single text field for the main headline. Continue reading “Coding web page headings”
A mechanic has to open the hood to diagnose what is wrong with your car. What happens under the hood of your web sites? I know, I know, you’ve been promised time and again that you can build a site, or work on one, without knowing any code. My advice to you is the same as the advice I received from my first art director: You have to use the code view to see what’s really going on. Continue reading “Under the hood”