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    How do I change my client's code?


    Hi. I started a new job as a web developer for a small company, and recently I earned a certificiate in web development.

    One of my clients need an update to their software. It simply involves changing the web address between the <a> and </a> links. Obviously, if I right-click View Source then I can see the code, but it won't allow me to edit it.

    What do I need to do to update this code?

    This has been an on-going problem before I started this job which was only a day ago.
    Thanks for whatever help you can provide!
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    This is a question for your client, not us. They're the ones who know where the files are, how you get to them, edit them, and publish them to the site.
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    Thanks for your help. I figured it was something along those lines.
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    So.. You earned a certificate in web development and you're trying to edit and save files by viewing the source in the browser???

    Wow... What did they actually teach you???

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    No, I was just making a statement. That's why I used the word "obviously".
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    But your whole question shouldn't have to be asked. If you got a certificate in web development but don't know where/how you would need to edit the documents, then you might want to wonder the value of the certificate.
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    This is amazing.

    Did it occur to you that if you could simply click view-source and edit the page, that anyone else in the world could do the same thing? Did that not register as being potentially a problem? I don't even know where to start.


    You got a certificate of web development? Did you print it out yourself and write your name in crayon? Clearly you have no concept of client/server interaction with even a STATIC html page.

    You think editing "code" which is really HTML is done through the browser? I guess your "certificate of web development" is proof enough that you haven't the slightest clue what you're doing.

    You'd think a small company would be slightly more selective of who they choose, but then again since you say "This has been an on-going problem before I started this job " I guess nobody there has any clue about technology, and so that's how you got hired.
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    The irony of your account being named robert_half nearly made my head explode.

    I agree though, "not knowing how web design works" was an ongoing problem in his career?
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