Pingdom: A Resource for Testing Website Speed

The speed with which a page loads is very important! If a page loads too slowly, users simply leave. Also search engines often include page speed as a factor in ranking sites. Speed matters! There are many tools available to help evaluate the speed of a website. One that I often use is pingdom.com.  This tool yields a nice overall performance score but also makes suggestions about improving the...
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Creating a Background Image

Adding a full size background image to a website can be difficult, given the variety of browsers currently in use. However, Fuel Your Creativity recently posted an excellent article explaining how to go about this, using two very different approaches. I highly recommend reading the full article for details. The first approach uses a combination of HTML and CSS. HTML <body> <div...
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