As much as people love SXSW, there’s definitely a backlash. Some blame the conference for the ever-growing tide of immigrants to Austin, which is stressing infrastructure and heightening fears about water shortages. Others decry it as just another tech conference, or bemoan the hipster factor. (Can you tell I’m a local now?)
I see more and more people tweeting with dread (myself among them) rather than excitement about the event, so it seems we all need to take it down a notch.
The other day, Muhammad Saleem, one of our contributors at Marketing Land, tweeted a question asking how a person might format a blog post and add regular left-justified text between items in an ordered list. This might seem like an oddball inquiry, but we come across this issue all the time, especially when columns have really long lists, or lists where each item is quite long.
Could use some quick HTML help – how to add text between ordered list items but outside of the list formatting? Thanks!
We try to spread out our text pretty well, so it’s easier to read and just looks less daunting. Because this list issue is so common, I’ve come up with a few tricks to overcome the issues.
First, this problem that Muhammad Saleem mentions… How do you break up an ordered list by putting text between list items? The key is a maybe little-known modifier to the ordered (and unordered) list code in HTML.
In this social-media-crazy world, that age-old user-generated format — the blog — is often forgotten. But this infographic from the Clever Girls Collective shows marketers shouldn’t forget these original influencers. [click to continue…]