Archived posts, May 2005

Usability testing without a budget

How to do usability testing of websites even if you have no time and no money.

Posted on May 2, 2005 in Usability

CSS Organization Tip 1: Flags

How to quickly find different sections of your CSS files.

Posted on May 3, 2005 in Quicklinks, CSS

Jello: A Different Liquid Layout

Fixed and fluid width combined. Sort of.

Posted on May 6, 2005 in CSS, Quicklinks

VoiceOver and Safari: Screen reading on the Mac

Examining VoiceOver, the built-in screen reader in Mac OS X 10.4.

Posted on May 9, 2005 in Accessibility

Validating an entire site

How to install the W3C validator and use it to batch validate entire sites.

Posted on May 10, 2005 in Web Standards, (X)HTML, Quicklinks

Ten questions for Joe Clark

A very entertaining interview with accessibility guru Joe Clark.

Posted on May 11, 2005 in Interviews, Accessibility, Quicklinks

Image Attributes

Questioning width and height values for images.

Posted on May 13, 2005 in CSS, (X)HTML, Quicklinks

JavaScript-enhanced image replacement

One way of solving the images off, CSS on problem with image replacement.

Posted on May 14, 2005 in Quicklinks, JavaScript, CSS, Accessibility

Transparent custom corners and borders

Create a resizable box with custom, transparent corners and borders and no extra markup.

Posted on May 16, 2005 in JavaScript, CSS


A huge compilation of essential bookmarks for web professionals.

Posted on May 18, 2005 in Web General, Quicklinks


A rant about WYSIWYG editors that require IE/Win and generate crappy code.

Posted on May 18, 2005 in Content Management, Quicklinks, Web Standards

More About Custom DTDs

The W3C's Quality Assurance Group explains the downside of custom DTDs.

Posted on May 22, 2005 in (X)HTML, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Accessibility myths and misconceptions

A few common accessibility myths and misconceptions explained.

Posted on May 25, 2005 in Accessibility