CSS Tabs: Your Ultimate Guide

CSS Tabs provide helpful navigation of websites. If you have multiple web pages on your site and you want to make sure the viewers to your site are able to easily navigate to your other pages, then this is for you. 

CSS Tabs use both HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). As you know from previous tutorials, HTML is the foundational code used to structure a web page and its content, while CSS is used to enhance your web page with creative design aspects. 

In this tutorial, I will take you through a lesson on creating different types of tabs in HTML, and I will also assist you in adding some creative design elements. All you need to start with is a simple code editor such as Notepad ++, which is free.



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CSS Basics: Beginner-friendly Guides to Get You Started with CSS

Learning a new programming language can seem intimidating but getting started with CSS basics can be a quick and fun endeavor. 

While the expanded concepts and design options available with CSS can be quite impressive, it is the basics of design that help build your skillset towards a solid process foundation. CSS is the proverbial paintbrush for the canvas that is HTML.

Within this Udacity hub of CSS basics tutorial content, you will find easy-to-follow guides complete with step-by-step instruction to move you through the basic concepts. Sample code and images are provided to enhance the material as well. The hub will grow as more content is made available. Be sure to check in as more CSS basics are added to the CSS toolbox for you to work with.



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How to Use an HTML Counter Like a Pro

Creating good web content involves a dedicated eye for the material that is being displayed for the end-user. Knowing how to break that content down into equal parts of readability and comforting design brings you closer to great content. Having access and knowledge of the tools to help you achieve that lands you in the area of amazing content.


Something simple like a counting system may seem like a rather mundane topic to cover when CSS has access to so many “flashier” options. However, in this tutorial, you will learn how to not only use an HTML CSS counter but also how to make it really stand out in your design.



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Understanding the CSS Display Property

CSS can provide a wonderful toolbox to present your design ideas to the world. Using CSS to alter the elements of a page can feel like magic on display. Those HTML elements of a web page sit in containers or “boxes” that can be altered by various CSS properties.

However, some of the various properties and their applied values can be somewhat confusing upon first glance. A commonly misunderstood property in that vein is the CSS display. This property has neat options such as making a div hidden or setting the CSS to “display none”.
In this brief guide, you will learn what the CSS display property is and how to use it. Sample code and images will be provided to help you out along the way. If you need a quick introduction to CSS before you start, check out this blog post to get you going.



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CSS Size: Width and Height Explained

Designing HTML websites through the use of CSS offers an amazing amount of control. You can add awesome colors, images, and text content that combines into wonderful artistic displays. However, those feats of design savvy also need to be formatted for functional use as well.

This is where some of the fine tuning properties of CSS can come into play for a designer. In this brief explainer, you will learn how to manipulate width and height. Together these two options work to get that perfect aspect for the visible HTML size.



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Our Guide to C++ String Length

Calculating the length of a string in C++ seems like a pretty straightforward task. But in the world of C++, appearances are often deceiving. In this article, we’ll show you why string length in C++ is anything but uncomplicated. 

Read on to learn about the various methods for calculating string length in C++, and what to do when you encounter a string in a foreign language.



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An Introduction to Relational Databases and SQL

The term “databases” has filtered through to the common consciousness, from police procedurals where characters search through national crime databases to frequent news stories about database breaches exposing our personal information. Learning about databases is important to better reframe the news, to understand the capabilities available to you on your phone and at work. SQL, the language used to access stored data, is important to have a basic understanding in order to speak the language of techies and to demystify the workings of databases behind web pages and on our company services.

This blog post covers the basics and provides references for further exploration.



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