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Creating a clean and simple website (Part 2 – Styling the header)

Continuing the series on creating a clean and simple website, I’m going to share with you how I coded my blog from scratch. In this article, I’ll discuss how to go about first creating fixed width layouts using pixels. If you’re new to this, you might want to check out the previous article on writing HTML for the website that we’re creating

II’ll try to explain everything clearly and simply in a way that you should be able to follow even if its your first time looking at CSS. My blog design definitely doesn’t have the bells and whistles around the internet, and thats why I think its such a good place to start from.

9 Important CSS Properties You Must Know

CSS can be seem to be difficult at a first glance when you’re new to it. You may be confused about the different CSS properties, what they do and what they are for. Don’t worry, I got you covered.

Have you heard of the 80/20 rule where 80% of the results come from 20% of the effort? Its the same in CSS. Which is why in this post, I’m going to talk about the most highly used CSS properties you will definitely need to know.

Its going to be a post packed full of information. Lets dig in.

The Layout of a Website

Websites have a structure, just like houses have pillars. Understanding the structure of a website and how it is made up is an essential first step in creating a website. Today, I’ll dive into the overview of what a website structure look like, and how planning this structure in advance can really help you learn to create a website.

Why I started learning about web design and how you can do it too

Until a few months ago, I always thought programming was something that I would never venture into. I really see the value, yet, I never really dared venture into the massive lines of code.

Honestly, I was afraid. I was afraid of the thought of giving up halfway because the workload was so tough. I gave up along the way a few times, but managed to pull through till today. It wasn’t as bad as I thought after all. People have the misconception that you have to be damn smart to program, but it really isn’t the case.

If you feel the same, this post about my story could give you something to think about.

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