Tryings and Failings, 10/13
Here are some things that weren’t successful, as well as some that weren’t. In no particular order…
Originally, my website background had some extreme tiling going on. I actually picked a crumpled paper design because I thought it hid the tiling well. With just this little bit of code, I finally solved my problem:
And, lo and behold, my landing page’s background fell into line lickety split:
However, some of the other pages were not so thoughtful (despite receiving the exact same code).
A snapshot of the code for my renegade ‘About’ page:
I ran it through Google’s developer tools, finding that that the second line:
returned a ‘404 File Not Found’ error. It’s immensely confusing because my home page works using the exact same code. Thoughts?
Making my own .kml file:
First, I loaded some airport data I had already made: a vector layer showing TWA’s possible flight destinations from Albuquerque in 1935 and 1945. That was when I discovered the awesome power of the ‘Layer’ menu:
Is it sophisticated? No. Does it actually tell the viewer what they’re seeing? Of course not—I don’t give away my secrets that easily.
(wait for laughter)
Okay. I obviously need to style/center/add some functions, but I will do that later. For now, I savor my small triumph of the week.