Archived posts, September 2004
A few weeks ago I posted about my experiences with content negotiation, and some roadblocks I ran into when looking…
Helps you develop the web better.
Both designers and users need to adapt to the flexibility of the web.
Think you know HTML? You probably don’t. Especially if you use ASP.NET.
Create a CSS + XHTML template for Style Master and win some cash.
A growing collection of bullets and arrows.
I’d like to start using utf-8 for character encoding. This whole site is currently in iso-8859-1. Each time I try…
A technique for creating equal height columns in a liquid layout.
Speaker notes from Dean Jackson’s (W3C) presentation at Web Essentials 04.
An explanation of some very important differences between designing for print and for the web.
Note: this article is a Swedish translation of Web development mistakes, Redux. När jag besöker en webbplats gillar jag att…
A standard designed to increase usability and accessibility of plain text email newsletters.
A list of useful CSS tricks that are unkown to many.
Suggestions for creating a handheld-friendly style sheet.
Absolute and relative CSS positioning explained.
Why hiding and showing elements as a result of user interaction can reduce usability and accessibility.
Tantek Çelik makes some corrections and improvements to a recent Evolt article.
Jakob Nielsen defines three different approaches to web design.
Slides from a presentation on web accessibility.
When using XHTML, some details are often overlooked.
Comments on the comments on my post about Web development mistakes.
In a few recent posts, starting with the one in which he talks about the technique used for Sliding Faux…
Back in April, I posted Content Management System needed, asking for advice on which CMS to recommend for a client….
A document that defines a vocabulary of semantic markup and classes.
An interesting discussion about the Text Email Newsletter Standard.
Why using strict, semantic XHTML will save and make your business money.
One of the great things about working in the field of web design and development is that there is so…
Accessible menu tabs with rounded corners.
A beta version of Scalable Inman Flash Replacement 2.0 is now available.
Eric Meyer comments on Rakesh Pai’s article The Economics of XHTML.
The list of presenters and subjects really makes me wish Australia wasn’t so far away.
Some reasons why high code quality is important.
A guide to publishing accessible video on the web.
Being the only person on a team of web designers and developers who knows or cares about web standards is…
A discussion on when and how to provide text equivalents for images.
My review of an excellent book on usability.
How to give an element a minimum height without using min-height.
Yet another report of Internet Explorer losing market share. Hope is alive.
My review of this must-have book by Jakob Nielsen.
The key results of recent eyetracking research done on news sites.
Take a look around the web without default CSS rules.
In a recent ZDNet column, John Carroll tells makers of alternative (meaning non-Internet Explorer) browsers to drop the religion. What…
Block level and inline level XHTML elements explained.
Connecting web standards related bloggers and sites.
A review of Andrew King’s book on website optimisation. Learn how to make your site faster.
A promising looking way of using different layouts for different viewport sizes.
A thorough guide to the effect of z-index values on relative and absolute CSS positioning.
The other day I came a cross a pretty strange discussion, at least from my point of view, in a…
In case you haven’t already, go download Firefox 1.0 PR.
Rumours say that Google are going to release a browser based on Mozilla.
Use server side scripting to load a print stylesheet.
A three-part article series on website acceleration.
Eric Meyer has created a slide show system based on a single XHTML document.
A description of problems caused by character encoding mismatches.
A review of Robert Bringhurst’s classic book on typography.
A question that is frequently asked in forums like the css-discuss mailing list is how to style form controls in…
Excellent advice on the use of checkboxes and radio buttons.
A technique which can be used to make IE 5.0 Mac behave better.
HTML Dog now has a CSS 2.1 property reference.