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Automatic HTML numbered headings

    

Quoting W3C, “(…)A heading element briefly describes the topic of the section it introduces. Heading information may be used by user agents, for example, to construct a table of contents for a document automatically(…)”. When write a bunch of HTML text, I usually use heading elements to separate chapters and sections. The thing is, by default, those headings aren’t numbered. And when the article is quite long, this may lead to a “where am I” sensation. Here’s a quick way to automatically generate numbered heading elements from standard HTML and CSS code.

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Create a better HTML website

    

We’ve recently seen how to create your corporate HTML website with only a few static pages. In fact, you may use this technics to create any website. If you already read the previous article, you might remember that there is a small issue with dynamic content. As every pages where simple modified copies of each other, any modification in the common content has to be duplicated in every pages. This time, we’re gonna see how to solve this issue by using a include feature. This will require a bit a programming ; but I’ll try to use as much as possible and to explain far enough so that anyone can use it.

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Create your corporate HTML website

    

We’ve already seen how to create personnal and semi-pro newsletters . This time, we’re gonna see how to create a corporate website. As usual, I am going to only use Free Software material. Don’t expect a complex website. I will demonstrated how to create a simple, fixed content, website to present yourself or your SME. A few pages with meaningful content and a simple look.

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Create another semi-pro HTML newsletter

    

In the previous “Create your semi-pro HTML newsletter” article, we’ve seen how to use an HTML template to create and send newsletters. We also seen that, sometimes, it doesn’t render nicely. This article is going to give you directions that should correct this.

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Create your semi-pro HTML newsletter

    

We’ve already seen how to create a PDF newsletter and how to create a HTML newsletter from within Thunderbird . Both methods work but neither are, nowadays, used in the professional world. First of all, the PDF method is destination independent but requires some PDF generator and provides the user with a mail saying “here’s the information”. The second method is closest to the “Web 2.0” user experience. But the native editor we used is quite complicated to use and generated moderate sexy outputs. In the article, I’ll detail how to achieve semi-pro newsletter such as the one you get from on-line vendors.

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