Archived posts, December 2003

CSS Selectors explained

If you enjoyed Max Design’s Listutorial and Floatutorial, you’ll like the new Selectutorial, which is just as informative. This tutorial…

Posted on December 1, 2003 in CSS

GAWDS

The Guild of Accessible Web Designers (GAWDS) is open for business, and is looking for new members. From the launch…

Posted on December 2, 2003 in Accessibility

Multiple paragraphs in list items

It’s been a while since the last SimpleQuiz, but there’s a new one out. SimpleQuiz › Part X › Multi-Paragraph…

Posted on December 3, 2003 in (X)HTML

Trim your CSS

If you’re not careful when developing a website, you may end up with a bloated CSS file that is easy…

Posted on December 3, 2003 in CSS

Website reviews

This one is for those of you who speak (well, read would be enough) Swedish. Webbplatskritik by Per Ångström of…

Posted on December 4, 2003 in Accessibility

Ads on the Web

Ads on websites often annoy people. A lot. Some people will spend a lot of time and effort to prevent…

Posted on December 7, 2003 in Usability

WaSP interviews Todd Dominey

There’s yet another great interview at The Web Standards Project. This time the WaSP interviews Todd Dominey about how he…

Posted on December 8, 2003 in Interviews, Web Standards

Bits and pieces

A bunch of links to interesting reads: Web Standards for Business: François Nonnenmacher highlights the benefits of using web standards…

Posted on December 11, 2003 in (X)HTML, CSS, Usability, Web General, Web Standards

The Great Fixed vs Fluid Debate

Over the last week or so I’ve seen several posts (with very interesting discussions going on in the comments) about…

Posted on December 16, 2003 in Usability

XHTML and CSS Learning resources

Apple’s Web Page Development: Best Practices is a very good introduction to creating standards-conforming websites. The article brings up some…

Posted on December 20, 2003 in (X)HTML, CSS, Web Standards

Recent Alertboxes

Top Ten Web Design Mistakes of 2003 is Jakob Nielsen’s list of popular things to get wrong in 2003. Let…

Posted on December 22, 2003 in Usability

Common coding problems

There’s a new article by John Gallant and Holly Bergevin up at CommunityMX. Common Coding Problems with HTML and CSS…

Posted on December 23, 2003 in (X)HTML, CSS

HTML tables are not illegal

While the current push for web standards and tableless, CSS-based layout is great for the web, I have seen some…

Posted on December 24, 2003 in (X)HTML, Web Standards

Site news

Since things have been pretty slow on the web the past few days, I’ve spent some time tweaking things around…

Posted on December 27, 2003 in

Liquid layout and web standards

As a suitable follow-up to the recent debates on liquid vs fixed layout, Russ Weakley of Max Design has published…

Posted on December 30, 2003 in CSS, Web Standards

HTML - not so simple

A while back, Patrick Griffiths at HTML Dog wrote about the need to take HTML seriously. I agree with what…

Posted on December 31, 2003 in (X)HTML, Web Standards