Archived posts, May 2006
Microsoft’s new Web 2.0 shopping portal only accepts visitors who are using Internet Explorer for Windows.
A list of ten huge mistakes no web designer or developer should be caught making.
Last chance to submit comments on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 before the document moves on to become a referenceable recommendation.
Eric Barstad asked me a few pretty simple questions about my development environment and what software I use.
Which method does the IE Team recommend that web professionals use to test their work in both IE 6 and IE 7?
A revised version of a previously described script that will open links that have a certain class name in a new window.
The Glaucoma Research Foundation website has a well-written accessibility statement and site viewing widgets that are actually usable.
Many accessibility-aware web professionals provide skip links to make in-page navigation easier. But is it ok to hide them?
Swedish consumer electronics chain ONOFF launches a new, inaccessible, invalid website and falsely claims that it is accessible.
Microsoft’s new Internet Explorer 7 web browser is much improved, but many web professionals are far from enthusiastic about it. Here’s why.
Markup is the foundation that solid front-end architecture is built upon. Get your markup right and you will make the rest easier.
Next time you get a design request that you want to say no to, say why instead and start a conversation that makes both sides think.
One of the best web design showcase sites ever is for sale. Got at least USD 30k to spend?
Dave Shea on the history and future of CSS hacks and filters, and how to best deal with browser discrepancies in the future.
An attempt to influence the Swedish National Agency for Education to update the web development methods being taught in Swedish schools.
Don’t fight browsers by overusing CSS hacks and changing the appearance and behaviour of form controls.
A plugin which uses Tidy to automatically validate the HTML of every page you open in Safari.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 is confusing, difficult to understand, hard to implement, and disregards web standards.
Descriptions of a few different levels of HTML knowledge among people working in the web industry.
A service that lets you analyse and validate the quality and popularity of any web page using various tools and testers on the web.