We Design Web Sites

Logo derived from a photo taken at the
Sculpture Gardens of the Baltimore
Museum of Art


Who am I and what's the purpose of these pages?

I'm a recently retired college professor who taught computer applications to adult students for the University of Maryland University College.

The most accessed pages of my teaching site —

— were those that covered the rules for web design. A rule is something you should follow unless you have a good reason to do otherwise. "To break the rules wisely, you have to know the rules well" — Ursula K. Le Guin.

Though my teaching site is no longer maintained, I'm in the process of publishing the information here. In addition I use this site to experiment with coding techniques.

I have a —

response page

— where comment and questions, from you the "reading public," are solicited. I will respond and publish those that seem pertinent.

Yes, I know that there are many tip sheets out there however my students, over the years, let me know what information was the most helpful.

Please forgive me if I'm slow at getting these pages worked up (and yes I know that there some coding errors) but like the cobbler, who's children have no shoes, I'm busy designing sites for clients.

Here are some current examples:





Do note, that in preparing these pages I have assumed that you have at least some knowledge of XHTML and JavaScript coding. If my assumption does not apply to you see: W3Schools for exceptionally good tutorials on Web related topics.

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