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A Content Formatting Tip That Will Save Your Sanity

wwwA lot of people create their website site content in Microsoft Word or another word processing program, thinking it’s an easy way to format their text and links. Then they paste that content into their website editor or content management system to create their web pages.

And then they discover that this technique does not work very well.

Here’s why: When text is pasted from Word into an HTML editor, it really screws up the HTML formatting. Even if it looks good when you do it, you may find that after a few edits, your HTML page code becomes a mess that may not render properly. In fact, some web editors actually disable direct pasting from Word into their editor for this very reason.

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Designing a Campaign Website Header

Web users make snap decision about the quality of a web page, often within a second or two. Therefore, a nice design is critical to make that positive initial impression. The website head header is the first thing that a visitor sees, you’ll want to make it a good one.  Here’s how!

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How a State Flag or Local Emblem Can Become a Problem

It’s possible, though unlikely, that the state flag or local municipal emblem you want to include in your campaign website might become a problem…

Laws vary, but it’s a good idea to check with your local committee on any rules regarding the use of official symbols on your political website. Many candidates opt for landmark of scenic images in their website headers. Other candidates who choose to include a background image of their state flag or municipal emblem.

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Preparing Your Web Content

Below is a sample layout of website page content. If you are able to provide this information to your designer before they start building your site, you’ll be ahead of the game. You will see that there is no HTML or coding needed. That is something the designer would create when the site is designed and built, in addition to placing any images or graphics.

Your initial page content can be saved as a Word document or even as text files. This information would be sent to a designer or developer along with all your high-res images.

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