HTML Tags Explained, Simply

When you want to learn how to code, HTML is a great place to start. Understanding basic HTML tags and how to wrap content in them is fairly straight forward. To give you some perspective, I assisted in teaching a group of middle school girls how

Social Icons with Font Awesome

Wait, social icons are fonts? What? Well, if you haven't heard of Font Awesome before, they offer over 500 icons for people to use free! Here is a complete list of their icons. Now scroll all the way to the bottom of that page and you'll see the

Author Bio Box (Blogger)

First of all, what do I mean by an author bio box? An author bio box is an area at the bottom of your post that describes who the author of the post is. They typically contain a profile picture, you username, and a description about you. To keep

Customized Search and Email Gadgets (Blogger)

Around this time last year, I did two tutorials for customizing the search and email gadgets for Blogger. Well today we're going to bring both of those tutorials into one and update it with some new cool CSS :) So what shall our new search and

If Statements in Blogger

The Blogger template may be limited in what it can do, but one great benefit it offers is the use of if statements. Blogger has their own special "if" HTML tag. What are they good for? Well, I often get questions such as, how do I get such and such

Remove Strange Formatting

Have you ever let your dog outside to go about his business, and when you called him back inside he brought a dead animal back with him? Your dog probably looked up at your with a big smile, so proud of the animal that he brought back to you.

Summary & Excerpt Post Format (Blogger)

Today we come to a somewhat complicated tutorial. This is for BLOGGER only. If you are not comfortable with editing your template, you might want to hold off on this tutorial. However, I will have step by step instructions here and a YouTube video

Add to Goodreads Button

As part of our blogoversary plans, I had planned for this post to have free graphics. However, when I started working on this post, I was inspired to start this new feature! In the past I only did DIY tutorials that covered a wide range of topics.

Currently Reading Gadget

One of my favorite gadgets on other people's blogs is actually the currently reading gadget. Mostly it's curiosity, but I also can discover new books that I may want to read. If you've read some of my previous tutorials, you'll know that I love it

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