Archived posts, March 2006

Standards aware .NET developer wanted

Looking for a web standards savvy ASP.NET developer to fill a position at NetRelations, located in Göteborg, Sweden.

Posted on March 3, 2006 in Quicklinks

Evaluating website accessibility part 1, Background and Preparation

The first article in a three-part series that explains how to evaluate the basic accessibility of a website.

Posted on March 6, 2006 in Accessibility, Web Standards

What is your level of CSS knowledge?

A description of the different levels of CSS knowledge you may encounter within the web industry.

Posted on March 8, 2006 in CSS, Quicklinks

iWeb, the new tag soup generator

Apple’s iWeb excels at generating valid but incredibly messy markup that completely misses the point of using web standards.

Posted on March 13, 2006 in Content Management, Web Standards

Flash and search engine optimisation

Add Flash progressively and provide alternative content for people and user agents that can’t or won’t access information contained in Flash files.

Posted on March 14, 2006 in Quicklinks, Search Engine Optimisation

Evaluating website accessibility part 2, Basic Checkpoints

The second article in a three-part series that explains how to evaluate the basic accessibility of a website.

Posted on March 16, 2006 in Accessibility

Validity does not equal best practices

It takes more than using valid markup to make a website follow best practices. Much more.

Posted on March 20, 2006 in Web Standards

VisioVoice makes VoiceOver multilingual

Software vendor AssistiveWare is bringing multilingual support to Apple’s VoiceOver screen reader.

Posted on March 21, 2006 in Accessibility, Mac, Quicklinks

New clearing method needed for IE7?

Internet Explorer 7 is now layout complete, meaning that no new CSS features will be added, only bug fixes.

Posted on March 21, 2006 in Browsers, CSS

Target sued for refusing to make their website accessible

US based discount retailer Target has disregarded requests for making their website accessible and are now being sued.

Posted on March 22, 2006 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Win a copy of Getting Real

Come up with a fabulous new tagline for 456 Berea Street and win a copy of Getting Real, the new book from 37signals.

Posted on March 23, 2006 in Site news

CSS line-height does not need a unit

You do not need to use a unit when specifying line-height in CSS. Also be aware that the presence of a unit affects how line-height is calculated.

Posted on March 24, 2006 in CSS, Quicklinks

Evaluating website accessibility part 3, Digging Deeper

The third and final article in a three-part series that explains how to evaluate the basic accessibility of a website.

Posted on March 27, 2006 in Accessibility

The target attribute and opening new windows

How bad is it really to use an invalid target attribute to make a link open in a new window?

Posted on March 28, 2006 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Usability

See your markup in context with X-Ray

The X-Ray Firefox extension enables you to see the markup of a page without viewing source.

Posted on March 29, 2006 in (X)HTML, Browsers, Quicklinks

Always specify character encoding

Don’t make web browsers guess which character encoding your content is using. Tell them and make your content readable for all your visitors.

Posted on March 30, 2006 in Quicklinks, Web Standards

Seeking Experienced Front End Web Developers, Stockholm

Job openings for experienced web developers with a passion for web standards, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Posted on March 31, 2006 in Job openings, Quicklinks