Archived posts, September 2004
A few weeks ago I posted about my experiences with content negotiation, and some roadblocks I ran into when looking to serve XHTML documen…
A technique for creating equal height columns in a liquid layout.
Speaker notes from Dean Jackson's (W3C) presentation at Web Essentials 04.
A standard designed to increase usability and accessibility of plain text email newsletters.
Suggestions for creating a handheld-friendly style sheet.
Tantek Çelik makes some corrections and improvements to a recent Evolt article.
Jakob Nielsen defines three different approaches to web design.
In a few recent posts, starting with the one in which he talks about the technique used for Sliding Faux Columns, and continued in CSS Gri…
Back in April, I posted Content Management System needed, asking for advice on which CMS to recommend for a client. The client eventually …
Why using strict, semantic XHTML will save and make your business money.
Accessible menu tabs with rounded corners.
Eric Meyer comments on Rakesh Pai's article The Economics of XHTML.
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 probably very common. I'm sure m…
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.
My review of this must-have book by Jakob Nielsen.
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 rel…
A review of Andrew King’s book on website optimisation. Learn how to make your site faster.
The other day I came a cross a pretty strange discussion, at least from my point of view, in a web related forum. Some people were arguing…
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 a consistent way across p…
Excellent advice on the use of checkboxes and radio buttons.
HTML Dog now has a CSS 2.1 property reference.