Archive: May 2013

Garden birds

Much as I love garden birds they can be both beneficial and an outright nuisance. Watching the pigeons gorging on my cabbage plants (the wind had blown the netting slightly apart but sufficient for the wood pigeons beaks to get stripping) and the sparrows dust bathing in my newly planted seedbeds taxes my good intentions to our feathered friends.

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How to embed video and other files

This is a post with a manual excerpt

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Hand-coded table demo

This is an example of a table. WordPress doesn’t offer an ‘insert table’ option out of the box but if you really need one, you can either hand-code it, copy this one and paste it into your post, or ask somebody to hand-code it for you. Remember that tables should never be used for layout

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Text styles demo

This is some regular paragraph text. It also includes a <cite> element with a link to show that I have based this markup on the HTML5 Doctor article by Oli Studholme. This is a paragraph that contains text formatted with the ‘B’ button for ‘bold’ formatting in the visual editor, which converts to HTML <strong>

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