Archived posts, January 2005
Pledge your January site earnings to Earthquake and Tsunami appeal.
A guide to getting more traffic to your site.
The top five reasons not to force links to open in new windows.
Hiding from the validator doesn’t make your site better.
The third and final part of Lachlan Hunt’s very thorough article series.
Internet Explorer is losing market share faster and faster.
Go nominate me and your other favourites ;-)
A tool for checking accessibility features of HTML tables.
A site dedicated to providing information on why you should not use Internet Explorer.
Some thoughts on the implementation of shortcut keys on websites and in web applications.
Some thoughts on the future of web applications.
How comment spam works and how to fight it.
Dave Hyatt is forced by other browsers to make Safari disregard the CSS standard.
How to deal with the fact that people tend to ignore navigation tools.
How to use CSS to create a horizontal navigation bar out of a simple ordered list.
I received a package in the mail today.
It’s here. Now there’s no excuse for any web professional to not buy a Mac.
A web standards and accessibility conference in London, this summer.
Designing for low-vision people is dramatically different.
Check your colours for accessibility, complete with yummy sliders.
View the properties of any HTML element on a page.
One of the things that make Mozilla and Firefox so great is the number of excellent extensions that are available…
No, we haven’t heard it all before. Not enough, anyway.
Read about web standards and accessibility in eight languages.
A three-part series of articles on block-level and inline-level elements in HTML and CSS.
Molly reveals some under-described CSS features.
Don’t want spammers in your referrer logs? Here’s how to get rid of them.
Notes from Joe Clark’s accessibility presentations at Web Essentials ‘04.
A presentation on accessibility problems with site navigation.
There are cases where
span is the most appropriate element to use.
A discussion of the issues involved in serving XHTML with the application/xhtml+xml MIME type.
caption element can be quite tricky to style.
Create balanced colour schemes and see what they look like to people with various colour vision deficiencies.
Different ways of dealing with CSS cascading.
An accessibility primer for web designers.
Adding comments to posts at this site should be easier now.
Ever seen IE/Win ruin a layout just because a few words are in italics? I have.
Two fundamental CSS concepts that sometimes get mixed up.
Recently a couple of readers contacted me, noting that they couldn’t see any comments on my site in Firefox. In…
An accessible, DOM compliant, collapsible menu system.
Look carefully in the “Best web development weblog” category.
A description of my workflow for researching and writing articles, followed by a discussion containing great tips from my readers.
A presentation on accessibility.
The Wired 13.02 cover story on Firefox.
One more way of keeping the trash out of your referrer logs.
The pros and cons of different web form layouts.
An alternative to mod_rewrite for fighting comment and referrer spam.
Accessibility is not just about visually impaired people.