Archived posts, March 2006

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 Quicklinks, CSS

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

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 CSS, Browsers

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 Quicklinks, Accessibility

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 Quicklinks, CSS

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 Quicklinks, Accessibility, Usability

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