Hi All, I just wanted to share some advice. When it comes to web design, don't be afraid of learning! (Actually, that's good life advice too!) If you've read pretty much any of my previous posts you'd know I'm in the process of putting a website together. I had an idea of how I wanted it to work, but really had no clue how to actually accomplish that. I do have a small amount of experience hand coding web pages from way back in the day (like 1990's html 1.0 sort of stuff) but A) that knowledge is majorly out of date and B) I don't remember half the stuff anyway. So what to do? I fell back on what I do best: research. I hit Google with full force and started to get a sense for what it would take to realize my concept. I came across terms like "css" "php" and "mysql". At first I was very intimidated by these things. I was afraid of them like a caveman would be afraid of an airplane. I tried to think up easier alternatives that would work similarly but keep me in my "comfort zone". I saw a post here the other day that someone mentioned how professional web designers can hand write all sorts of complicated code, but the poster stated that they "could never do that". Well I'm here to tell you that if you put your mind to it there is almost nothing you really "can't do"! I got over my intimidation and started learning. I used Google searches, tutorial websites, and good ol' trial and error. Slowly, piece by piece, it's starting to come together. I created the framework for my site and just had the code officially validated by W3C as Xhtml 1.1 Strict and CSS level 2.1, which a few weeks ago I didn't even know existed. I have written php code and successfully incorporated a MySQL database into the site. I'm not here to brag, just to encourage anyone who also finds themselves intimidated by new technology and unable to fully realize their visions due to fear of learning that YES, YOU CAN DO THIS! Of course not everyone needs to know these skills. There are loads of programs out there that can build sites without you ever seeing one line of code. But if there is something you really want to do that goes beyond the WYSIWYG world, don't let fear stop you! Put some faith in yourself and you may be surprised what you can accomplish. I certainly was. Have a great day!