Integrate PayPal Express Checkout

Using PayPal Express on your website helps keep the user engaged with your web pages throughout the payment process. When you integrate PayPal Express Checkout on your webpage, a secure window overlays the page allowing users to complete their purchase. For mobile and tablet devices, the user is directed to a full screen PayPal payment …

Creating an HTML5 Page

When HTML5 was introduced, some code changes needed to be when creating an HTML5 page as opposed to an HTML4 version.
Changes include replacing some of the <div> elements with new elements in HTML5, such as <main> and <section>.
The start of the HTML5 element should include the DOCTYPE declaration on the first line.
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HTML5 Element Rules

HTML5 introduced a new set of elements that can be used when structuring an HTML document. There are some HTML5 element rules that should be met when using these elements, and the guidelines for some of these tags can be seen below.
Starting off with the <main> tag, which represents the main content of the …

CDN Fallbacks in Web Development

Rather than loading static resources locally such as CSS and JS, a lot of developers often include the resources via a CDN to improve website performance. However, there may be occasions where the CDNs experience downtime which can result in many websites breaking. CDN fallbacks in web development should be considered and factored into any …

Add a Password Strength Meter in HTML5

Lots of websites provide a useful password strength indicator informing you of how strong or weak your password is. You can also add a password strength meter in HTML5 by using the new <meter> tag, although the meter will not dynamically update without updating it with data.
The meter requires a combination of HTML, …

Common Mistakes in HTML

When constructing an HTML document, your syntax should comply to the W3C Standard. Here are some of the common mistakes in HTML and how they can be avoided.
Forms within a form
It is not valid HTML and XHTML to include a form within another form. So if you take the following markup below.
<form …

New HTML5 Elements

A wide variety of new HTML5 elements have been introduced in the latest version of HTML. We can break some of the more commonly used new elements down into three different groups: Structural, Input Attribute Syntax and Media.
The <article> tag is used for self-contained content, such as a blog post or a news …

HTML5 Introduction

HTML5 is the fifth and latest revision of HTML. Its initial release was in October 2014 and includes features that natively support multimedia and graphical content.
To get started with HTML5, declare that the document contains HTML5 markup by using the HTML5 doctype declaration.
<!DOCTYPE html>
Within an HTML5 page, the charset should be declared. …