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    HTML & CSS Posting Rules & Guidelines

    Due to the general mess of bad posting in this forum, I am laying down some additional posting rules, reminders and guidance for this forum. All of these rules will be very familiar to regular posters; they are stitched together out of convention and existing forum rules.

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    HTML & CSS Posting Rules & Guidelines

    New users

    1. Use
      tags for posting your code. This makes it much easier for members to view your code and help you out. The easier you make it for us, the more help you will get!

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    HTML & CSS Posting Rules & Guidelines

    1. As always, use a descriptive or meaningful title which summarises your problem. "help!" and "easy html question" are notappropriate titles.
    2. Include, wherever possible, a link to a live example of your page. You are substantially more likely to get help, as helping you does not require us to recreate your page, without images, on our computers. If you are worried about SEO, use a URI shortener, such as Google's.

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    HTML & CSS Posting Rules & Guidelines

    Unless you do have a particular reason not to, always validate your code. Clean code is always easier to troubleshoot.
    If you are using tables for layout, you will find it very difficult to get help, because using tables for layout is stupid. We will, however, be very happy to help you convert it to a CSS-based layout. You can find lots of help in our resources thread.

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    HTML & CSS Posting Rules & Guidelines

    This sticky's predecessor has been around a while, but just a gentle reminder: this web forum has been listed recently as a helpful resource to some students who are just learning HTML. As a general rule, this being the HTML & CSS forum means that this will be the first stop for 75 – 90% of all visitors to However, many of you have had a tendency of being harsh when encountering less-than-stellar markup.

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