All posts tagged #teachtheweb

Edit your Webmaker Thimble make with a bookmarklet

Well, kind of. I made this little bookmarklet that lets you do just that (simply drag the link below to your bookmarks): Edit make The code is very simple – especially since Thimble (make viewer?) loads jQuery: javascript:(function(){ /*Created by twitter.com/fourtonfish*/ try{ document.location.href = $("div.make-bar-button a").attr("href").replace(/remix/,"edit"); } catch(err){ alert("Uh, no."); console.log(err); } })(); A few notes:...

Make your own social media sharing buttons

So you just finished your very first web app and you’d like to let other people share it on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or any other social network they use. This is really easy to do — most social media websites provide a code you can put on your website that takes care of everything for you. But you might be concerned about performance — typically...

Make your own “About Me” page, part I: Introduction to web fonts

Did you know that the <font> tag — a HTML tag that lets you change the style and color of the fonts on your page (and that is no longer supported in HTML5) — was introduced into HTML in 1995? That’s two years after the first version of HTML was standardized. And it wasn’t until 1996 that you could customize fonts with CSS. Follow tutorial...