Intermediate Customization, Day 10: HTML Columns, Tables and Post Styling

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Day 10 has come and gone and guess what everyone you know what that mean? You guessed it if you said I completed another course. I’m so happy to be done. It wasn’t as easy as they made it sound. Below is what we covered.

  • How to use preformatting to space text exactly as you like.
  • How to control line breaks and indentation.
  • How to create columns.
  • How to add tables.

I’m grateful to be done. Now I think it’s time for a well deserved break.

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Intermediate Customization, Day 9 – HTML Basics

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Today is Day 9 of my blogging course and I’m almost done. Can we say Yippee!!

Today we covered HTML Basics. If you think it sounds confusing that’s because it is. I tried doing it but not sure I understand it. Guess we’ll find out tomorrow when I have to use what I learned today. Understanding hyperlinks is not what I thought. The areas we covered were:

  • What is HTML is, and how to find yours.
  • Basic text styling with HTML.
  • Inserting links with HTML.
  • Inserting Images with HTML.

 

Intermediate Customization, Day 8: Widget Visibility

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Today was interesting. Didn’t really understand what I was doing or what I was reading. Today I had to adjust the visibility of one of my widgets. Once I started  reading how to do it, I was so confused.

I try to understand what they want me to know on widget visibility but sometimes things can be so confusing.

Areas we covered today were:

  • How to configure widget visibility settings.
  • Ways to use widget visibility to your advantage.

Intermediate Customization, Day 7: Custom Text And Image Widgets

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Today we went over how to create custom texts and create a custom image. The areas that were covered were:

  • Image widget basics.
  • Custom image widget inspiration.
  • How to create a custom image with PicMonkey or Canva.
  • How to use custom images in text widgets.

Why use text widgets? Image widgets can be used for just about anything; we particularly appreciate when bloggers use them to highlight social networking profiles, direct our attention to special features, or draw us into different sections of their blogs. They’re eye-catching, and encourage readers to explore.

An English Superstition And A Cat Quote All Rolled Into One And An Update

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DAISY MAE SHOWING OFF HER GREY AND WHITE BELLY.

Hi everyone it’s Daisy Mae again.  I had to go to the vet this week so I’m a little late with my cat quote. I don’t travel good in the vehicle and let my owners know it. I even scratched my owner when she was trying to calm me down. I know I probably should not have scratched my owner because after all, all she was doing was trying to calm me down. She forgave me.  Just to let you know I’m feeling better since the vet gave me a steroid shot and an antibiotic shot.

I’m killing two birds with one stone so to speak. I’m bringing you a cat quote that is also an English superstition. How cool is that? What’s that you say? You can’t wait to see the Cat Quote And English superstition all rolled into one. Well in that case and without further adieu below is the Cat quote/English superstition. Enjoy it and have a great weekend.

A cat sleeping with all four paws tucked under means cold weather ahead.

____English superstition

 

 

 

Intermediate Customization, Day 6: Organizing Your Sidebar

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Today is Day 6 and today we organized our sidebar. Today we had to add 1 widget to our sidebar. However, we didn’t have to keep it. The areas we covered today were:

  • What widgets are and how they’re useful.
  • How to Choose the right widgets for your blog.
  • Basic ways to customize widgets.

The one thing I want to learn is how to move your widgets around to where you want them. I know it sounds crazy but I’d like to learn this in case I decide I want to move my widgets around. Maybe it’s not crazy after all.

Intermediate Customization, Day 5: Take A Break

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Today is Day 5 and that means I’m 1/2 way there or 50% done with my course. What did we cover today? Good question. But we got to take a break today and experiment on our own. I experimented with themes. I enjoyed the break.

Intermediate Customization, Day 4: Backgrounds and Fonts

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Today is Day 4 of 10 of my blogging course. Almost halfway there-Yeah!!🙂🙂 Today the three areas we covered were:

  • How to add and edit backgrounds.
  • Color relationships, and how to use them.
  • How to choose and update fonts.

Every blogger has the opportunity to do this. Myself included.

Tomorrow is 1/2 way-Yeah!!🎆🎆🙂🙂🎆🎆

Intermediate Customization, Day 3: Custom Headers

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It’s Day 3 of 10 of my blogging course and we’re learning about Custom headers. The 3 areas we covered today were:

  • How to turn any photo into a custom header.
  • How to create a custom graphic or text header.
  • The finishing touches that highlight your new header.

Intermediate Customization, Day 2: Visuals And Header Basics

bloggingu-blue-logoIt’s Day 2 of 10 of my Intermediate customization. Today we are concentrating on Visuals And Header Basics. We will be covering 3 areas and they are:

  • The characteristics of a great header.
  • Header options and jargon.
  • How to add a header or site logo.

Tomorrow will probably be more difficult because it is about learning how to create custom completely custom header images for a polished, professional look! I have a picture I think would be good for a custom heading.

Since I have no information on my theme, I don’t know if my theme supports a header or not. I’m taking a course and they don’t give me all the information. How am I suppose to learn? I practice and go through the motions.