Archived posts, November 2004

Embedding Macromedia Flash in XHTML

Possible or not? Yes. No. Maybe. Who knows.

Posted on November 1, 2004 in Quicklinks, Web Standards

Mozilla, clearers, and dropped floats

I’ve come a cross a very strange bug in late Mozilla builds. It seems to have spread to the latest…

Posted on November 3, 2004 in Browsers, CSS

Uncollapsing Margins

Eric Meyer explains CSS margin collapsing and how to avoid it.

Posted on November 4, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

Content negotiation

Content negotiation explained, step by step.

Posted on November 4, 2004 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks

Can We Speed Up Browser Evolution?

Some interesting ideas on how adoption of modern web browsers can be sped up.

Posted on November 6, 2004 in Accessibility, Browsers, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Stateless: Art of No State

Artist: Stateless Title: Art of No State Genre: Nu-jazz Released: 2003 If you listen to this and think you…

Posted on November 6, 2004 in Music

The Underscore Hack

A useful looking CSS hack.

Posted on November 6, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

Web standards elitism

In Oh that elitist smell, Molly Holzschlag writes about the perceived elitism of web standards advocates like the W3C, the…

Posted on November 7, 2004 in Web Standards

The sound of title separators

How a screen reader pronounces some common title separators.

Posted on November 8, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Usability

Image replacement considered evil

Some interesting observations on image replacement.

Posted on November 8, 2004 in Accessibility, CSS, Quicklinks

Firefox 1.0

Finally. Firefox 1.0 is out. Don’t miss it! If for some reason you still haven’t dumped that big blue e…

Posted on November 9, 2004 in Browsers

Accessible and usable websites

A study of users who work with screen readers.

Posted on November 9, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Usability

PDF and accessibility

The current state of accessibility of PDF documents.

Posted on November 10, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Various Artists: Verve Remixed

Artist: Various Artists Title: Verve Remixed Genre: Jazz-house-electronica Released: 2002 Remixes of classic jazz tracks are often successful, and…

Posted on November 10, 2004 in Music

:target and conditional text display

The :target psudo-class and the ^ substring matching attribute selector put to work.

Posted on November 10, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

Stylegala v.02

Stylegala has relaunched with a new layout, a news area, and more.

Posted on November 10, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Author comment highlighting troubles

Having seen, and liked, how some people have implemented author comment highlighting on their sites, I wanted to do the…

Posted on November 11, 2004 in Movable Type

Various Artists: Verve Remixed 2

Artist: Various Artists Title: Verve Remixed 2 Genre: Jazz-house-electronica Released: 2003 This follow-up to the first Verve Remixed album…

Posted on November 11, 2004 in Music

Ten questions for me

Russ Weakley (Max Design, Web Standards Group) has been doing a series of great interviews with web standards advocates. Recently,…

Posted on November 15, 2004 in Interviews

Bloggforum Stockholm 2004 report

A (very) quick report from tonight’s event.

Posted on November 15, 2004 in Quicklinks

Accessible forms

The ins and outs of creating accessible forms.

Posted on November 16, 2004 in Quicklinks

Netscape Revived With Firefox Backing

AOL is bringing Netscape back to life. This time they’re basing it on Firefox.

Posted on November 17, 2004 in Browsers, Quicklinks

The Mobile Web

The killer app for web standards?

Posted on November 17, 2004 in (X)HTML, Browsers, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Who framed the web: Frames and usability

Back in the nineties, using frames to split a browser window into several independent parts was very popular. Much due…

Posted on November 18, 2004 in Accessibility, Search Engine Optimisation, Usability

Invasion of the Body Switchers

A List Apart is back, with a new take on style sheet switching.

Posted on November 19, 2004 in CSS, JavaScript, Quicklinks

Thinking with Type

Typography examples and guides.

Posted on November 22, 2004 in Quicklinks

Growing Up With Web Standards

Don’t stop writing about web standards.

Posted on November 23, 2004 in Quicklinks, Web Standards

Fangs

A screen reader emulator extension for Firefox.

Posted on November 23, 2004 in Accessibility, Browsers, Quicklinks

Quotations and citations: quoting text

When quoting text in HTML, there are several ways of marking up the quoted text. Which way you choose depends…

Posted on November 24, 2004 in (X)HTML, Accessibility, Web Standards

Scalable rounded edges

Turn a definition list into a scalable box with rounded corners.

Posted on November 25, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

Accessible and usable forms

Guidelines and examples that help you create accessible and usable web forms.

Posted on November 28, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

One Way to Design a Web Site

A structured and sensible approach to web design.

Posted on November 29, 2004 in Quicklinks, Web General, Web Standards

Accessibility: Panning for gold

Thoughts on accessibility and the use of automated checking tools.

Posted on November 30, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Traffic building tips

Simple tips for getting more traffic to your site.

Posted on November 30, 2004 in Quicklinks, Search Engine Optimisation