Saturday, February 19, 2011

Screw html code!! and everything that goes with it!!

Ugh, my brain is fried!  For the past 2 days I have been dabbling in learning how to make buttons, social media icons, and banners. As you can see I only succeeded in finishing one of those things...the banner. 

I thought I had made my own button with it's own grab code, but nope. Turns out the "tag" is broken. Which is lame computer language for you failed dumbie, try again. 

Right now my brain can't take anymore, so I most definitely will not be trying to make a button and grab code again.  Well, at least not anytime in the next month. 

I feel like I lost a good chunk of my life to trying to redesign this blog.  (yes I am being that dramatic...because I feel that terrible about stupid html code)

To make me feel any better, does anyone want to go "like" the new Always in Wonder Facebook page?

I know I am probably not the only one who feels lost when it comes to web/graphic design, so if you have any tips or suggestions, or just want to commiserate with me about how html really does suck, feel free to share.

8 comments:

MMB Creations said...

I was going to send you the link for How to Make a Blog Button, but realized I got it from you. http://thelittlehenhouse.com/2011/01/31/how-to-make-a-blog-button-with-a-grab-box-a-tutorial/. Then I discovered that mine doesn't work either. EEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!

MMB Creations said...

I do like your new banner. I like for the banner to be smaller so that you can read the title of the post without scrolling down. I also like that when I comment, I don't have to prove that I can type strange words.

Kristy said...

Your header is adorable! I love it!! How did you get the image for it?

I feel you on the html. I stick with picnik.com for buttons and headers.

I made my first button a few months ago, and since then I've made a few more. Here's the tutorial I used and I used picnik.com to edit my image for it.

http://libby-bonjour.blogspot.com/2010/08/blog-button.html

Let me know if you have any questions!

Mama Hen said...

You have a lovely blog. Hang in there! I spent a lot of time trying to add a cod to my network the other day and it kept vanishing. Keep working on it and it will come together. Thank you for visiting Mama's Little Chick! I look forward to following you. Have a great day!

Mama Hen
www.mamaslittlechick.com
www.mamaslittlenestwork.com

Mama Hen said...

You should come and join my network! :) Visit Mama's Little Nestwork. It is a great group of bloggers! have a great day!

Mama Hen
www.mamaslittlenestwork.com

The Crafty Gals said...

I feel your pain, I am the LEAST computer savvy person I know. I do LOVE you new Banner!! There is a SUPER simple step by step How-To over at Manic Mother to make your own button with a grab box. Try it when your ready. It's easy peasy :)
Good luck.
~Mary

http://www.manicmother.com/2009/09/how-to-make-grab-my-button-box.html

The Bonjour Four said...

I sent you an email but I have a lot of blog tutorials on my blog.. Under "tutorials" button on the sidebar. You might find some of them helpful. ;) it can be very frustrating and time consuming messing with the blog. You dont eve want to know the endless hours I've spent on mine. Ha

Have a great day.
Libby
libby-bonjour.blogspot.com

Reeni said...

I liked you! I sympathize with you - I go through the same things trying to work on my blog.