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 e…

Posted on December 1, 2003 in CSS

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 List Items is …

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 to get lost in and difficult to maint…

Posted on December 3, 2003 in CSS

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 the pros and cons of f…

Posted on December 16, 2003 in Usability

Recent Alertboxes

Top Ten Web Design Mistakes of 2003 is Jakob Nielsen’s list of popular things to get wrong in 2003. Let me add a couple of things: Still…

Posted on December 22, 2003 in Usability

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 Liquid layouts the easy …

Posted on December 30, 2003 in Web Standards, CSS

HTML - not so simple

A while back, Patrick Griffiths at HTML Dog wrote about the need to take HTML seriously. I agree with what he is saying. It seems like man…

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