Archived posts, September 2005
When project managers who do not know about web standards run the show.
Russ Weakley covers more than the basics in this one.
Great news from the IE Blog. Now where’s the Mac version?
A slight modification of the footerStick method for positioning a footer with CSS.
Use CSS to improve the markup of HTML emails.
Required reading if you use Scott Andrew LePera’s addEvent() event handler script.
A discussion on whether using CSS media types to automatically load a print stylesheet may break user expectations when printing web pages.
A set of CSS rules to use as a starting point.
Stop looking for excuses not to use web standards.
Helps keep your CSS as valid as your markup.
One of my favourite bloggers is calling it quits. Very sad news.
Data tables styled with CSS.
A good summary of techniques for specifying the language of content.
List your ten favourite shareware or freeware Mac applications.
Screen readers speak content in the order it is in the markup, not in the order it is displayed on-screen.
Using advanced CSS to create custom corners and borders with multiple background images and generated content.
Chris Heilmann makes a good analysis of most clients’ current attitude to web accessibility.
Why do many decision makers, project managers, and tool manufacturers prevent us from doing things right?
Write clear and meaningful titles for your articles and make sure to use that text in the title element.
Seth Godin’s ebook is currently available as a free download.
The Web Developer Toolbar can help you perform some manual accessibility checks.
Not by the hair of my chinny chin chin.
Internet Explorer and Safari have similar problems with in-page keyboard navigation.
Promoting a website without using ugly tricks that can get it demoted or banned.
A web application that lets you compare different typefaces and settings side by side.
How to use generated content in CSS to insert a check mark symbol after visited links.
No more banners, no more licensing fee. Just a good browser.
Why hand-coding HTML and CSS is better than using WYSIWYG applications.
Footnotes don’t exist in HTML, but you can fake them. Or not.
Some good tips for writing email messages that get their job done.
Long lines of text may not be that bad for on-screen readability after all.
I’m featured in the latest issue of Swedish design magazine CAP&Design.
Use CSS to make “read more” links more accessible to screen reader users.
How to become a good blog commenter.
Many WYSIWYG CMSs that use in-page editing have problems with CSS based layouts.
Part 1 of 3 in a series of articles explaining the selectors available in CSS 2.1.
How to check and improve the readability of your texts.
Please think twice before using multiple columns to display longer articles on-screen.
What to do when you simply cannot avoid forcing users through a registration form.
Collect all URIs in a document and display them in a tidy list for printing.
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