Archived posts, August 2003

Before: Tag Soup. After: CSS Clutter

In From Tag Soup to CSS Clutter, Martijn ten Napel talks about how browser specific hacks have moved from HTML to CSS.

Posted on August 3, 2003 in CSS

Macromedia and Accessibility

Macromedia Flash has been criticized a lot for producing inaccessible content. Not being particularly interested in Flash I haven’t really…

Posted on August 3, 2003 in Accessibility

Making a case for standards and accessibility

A common hurdle on the way towards a modern, standards compliant web site is making management, designers and clients understand the benef…

Posted on August 3, 2003 in Web Standards

Complex CSS layout

At Position Is Everything, Holly Bergevin’s guest demo, Perched Upon a Lily Pad, shows how complex a CSS layout can get. The demo page con…

Posted on August 3, 2003 in CSS

Image replacement techniques

Two new ways of using CSS to replace the text of a header (or any other element) with an image have shown up. The older technique has the …

Posted on August 5, 2003 in CSS

CSS Tabs

While working on a project at my daytime job I needed to find a good way of using CSS to create a tabbed menu with submenus. I couldn’t fi…

Posted on August 9, 2003 in CSS

URL science

If you’re at all interested in making the URLs of your site (or your clients’ sites) more user friendly and easier for search engines to f…

Posted on August 10, 2003 in Accessibility, Search Engine Optimisation

A Second Voice

Dave Shea has added a new section to mezzoblue called A Second Voice: Web design is fragmented. Different specialties exist that you are e…

Posted on August 10, 2003 in Accessibility

CSS Frames

After taking a close look at Simon Jessey’s fixed sidebars and Eric Bednarz’s position:fixed; fixed for IE5(+)/win I created an example la…

Posted on August 16, 2003 in CSS

More CSS Tabs

I’ve written a bit about CSS based tabs here lately. I started looking into tabs when a client wanted them for a project. Stretchy Tabs is…

Posted on August 24, 2003 in CSS

Macintosh Browser Smackdown

Macintosh Browser Smackdown at Ars technica is a great overview of the many browser choices available for Mac OS X. The article lists comp…

Posted on August 29, 2003 in Browsers

Apple to join the web standards race

Douglas Bowman of Stopdesign and Jeffrey Zeldman of Happy Cog Studios are going to help Apple Computer make their web site standards compl…

Posted on August 29, 2003 in Web Standards

Standards, semantics and old habits

Lately several people have written about how many people who learned HTML a few years ago have problems accepting that they need to relear…

Posted on August 30, 2003 in Web Standards