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HTML- Website Bugs - I Know More Than I Wanted to Know

Updated on April 13, 2015

HTML - Computer Language

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) Example...
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) Example...

The process took all day

A Challenge – AKA “Opportunity” Discovered

My HubPage hubs refer to my website which opens with no buttons. The buttons are designed to be an integral “fulfillment” for book information and to purchase my book. My website when clicked from HubPages, NO BUTTONS, NOTHING! However, when my website address (URL) – is clicked anywhere else, my website is displayed as designed.

I learned how to open HubPages and click on the far left HTML button when in the edit phase of the HubPage article. Whew! Nothing but the apparent Chinese alphabet and scrambled at that (see picture - left). After carefully examining the HTML code and clicking “done editing,” I notice when I slide my mouse over my hypertexed webpage, I see at the bottom of my page the referred website name that is the same as the book, (www.) eyeswideshutanenigma (.com) – noted this way to prevent the website being hypertexed. Hypertexed means it turns blue and when you click on it, you go to the website.

A Noted Hyertext Can Direct to a Different Address than what is Says

An example: I can direct you to my website. However, I can direct you to where I want and it will still go to my website! This ‘trick” can be good, can be bad. Many users are “dupped” into going places they would not want to go… An example, I could link my to K-Mart, Amazon when you think you were going to my site.

Confused?

When a conflict occurs, the websites get confused. I had told the HubPage article to go to my book title webpage. However, my address (HTML) said to go to my original website address! In the confusion, my website was not properly displayed.

The process took all day… to trouble-shoot!

This experience reminds me of when as a real estate developer and General Contractor; I decided to draw my plans for a 100-unit apartment complex. I had the skills, and training to do so. It was not a cost effective process. It is best to use people who do their skills every day. I did this because I wanted to learn… Yep I learned to let the experts do it!

Original Article This Refers to:

http://dallas93444.hubpages.com/hub/A-Novice-Constructs-His-Book-Web-Page-The-Process

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      Dallas W Thompson 

      7 years ago from Bakersfield, CA

      poshcoffeeco,

      Yep, it is kinda like "spamming." I prfefer a choice to go where I want to go, rather than a clever programmer "trick" me into going to their site..

      Thanks for your commments!

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      Steve Mitchell 

      7 years ago from Cambridgeshire

      I too have had experiences of clicking a link to a site which then sends you to something completely different. So annoying ! Thanks for the info.Vote interesting.

    • dallas93444 profile imageAUTHOR

      Dallas W Thompson 

      7 years ago from Bakersfield, CA

      femmeflashpoint,

      It is not for the faint-of-heart! I would agree the HTML is like math; I do not enjoy math for the pure pleasure of doing the math. I use math as a tool to get things done. HTML computer is a complete different mindset...

      I simply do not enjoy the trouble-shooting process. I used to be an Electrical Engineer (First Class Broadcast Engineer - FCC 1st Class) and at times trouble-shooting systems, or components. It is a process of using logic. I am an intuitive thinker. My mind does not think sequential, one-thing-after-another. My mind jumps around and goes where it feels is a "natural" process...

      In my MBA program, I would do programming using "Basic" programing (used in early computers as a language to tell computer what to do) and my "programs" were huge as compared to the logic thinkers who produced simple condensed programming. Each of us had the "solution," but mine was convoluted...

      I too am appreciate we each have our differences and strengths...

      Thanks for your commments!

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      femmeflashpoint 

      7 years ago

      This is yet another set of reasons I am so thankful to programmers and software engineers for friends.

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