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How and Why to Add a Title Tag in HTML

How and Why to Add a Title Tag in HTML

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If you’ve been learning how to build a website, and are ready to make it live on the internet, you’ll need to make sure that you have a title tag in your HTML file. What is a Title tag? A title tag…

Basic Gradients in CSS

Basic Gradients in CSS

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If you’ve ever wanted to create a colorful gradient on your webpage, you can do so with gradients in CSS! Gradients are a fun way to create backgrounds that have a blend of two or more colors. Here are a few examples…

3 Tips for Successful Freelancing – and 1 Tip for Getting Started!

3 Tips for Successful Freelancing – and 1 Tip for Getting Started!

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I’ve spent the past four months between jobs as a freelance web developer and WordPress Developer, and it’s been AWESOME. There were so many things that went well, but also quite a few things that didn’t. I’m excited to share the things…

Hover Effect in CSS

Hover Effect in CSS

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One of my favorite ways to spice up the design of my webpage is with the :hover effect. Hover is a style feature that is activated when a user hovers his or her cursor over a webpage element. The cool thing about…

“You Don’t Have to Work at Google to be a Successful Engineer”: Interview with Female Mechanical Engineer

“You Don’t Have to Work at Google to be a Successful Engineer”: Interview with Female Mechanical Engineer

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Introduction The term engineer automatically makes me picture a software engineer – it’s a popular career choice, and I have a lot of friends who have chosen that path for their lives. What some people may not know, is that engineer doesn’t…

Mindfulness with Legos

Mindfulness with Legos

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Mindfulness: An Overview Mindfulness, or being mindful is the practice of keeping your mind and attention fully present when doing a task. You can be mindful doing anything. Mindful breathing, mindful dinner conversation, mindful gardening. As long as your attention is in…

Create Lists in HTML

Create Lists in HTML

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When building a website, you or your client may want to create lists – either numbered or with bullet points, to organize content on the page. Lists create visually appealing text and information! There are two main types of lists in HTML…

Tips to Start ANY Job Search

Tips to Start ANY Job Search

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Its the day after Christmas and I’ve been unemployed for twelve days now. The first week of unemployment I was busy giving myself a much-needed break. I was tired, sad and confused as to what to do next in this crazy thing…