How to Style Your Articles Differently Using HTML Tables

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Have you ever used tables in your articles? These days most people haven’t.

HTML tables were used a lot a few years ago but nowadays most people have forgotten about them.

Maybe it is because designers used to have to design web sites by using tables in the early days. Since this was a very confusing way to style web sites it created a rather negative feeling towards using tables. No matter what the actual reason was, tables are still a great way to present content.

They make is so easy at presenting information that once you get the hang of it you never want to have to miss them again.

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Does Valid Code Help Your Blog?

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Valid CodeThe W3C is the internet’s daddy. They created HTML, CSS, and dozens of other specifications that govern the use of the technologies that makes the internet thrive today. Valid code is code which meets their guidelines, and can be tested in a validator, such as the HTML and CSS ones.

Does valid code actually help your blog though?

The Mythical Benefits of Valid Code

  • Valid code helps my search engine rankings. Good code helps your search engine rankings, i.e. code that the search engines can read. If you have used tables for presentation, causing your content to be split up in the coding, then Google will have trouble. However, if you just forget the trailing slash on your <img> tags, then they won’t be too harsh on you.

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