Archived posts, May 2007

Browsers will treat all versions of HTML as HTML 5

Browsers claiming to support HTML 5 are required to treat all text/html content according to the HTML 5 specification.

Posted on May 2, 2007 in HTML 5, (X)HTML, Browsers

Help keep accessibility and semantics in HTML

If you think accessibility and semantics are important and should be improved in the next version of HTML, you need to act.

Posted on May 7, 2007 in HTML 5, Accessibility, (X)HTML, Web Standards

The Principles of Beautiful Web Design (Book review)

Jason Beaird explains the principles of graphic design for the Web in a way that people who aren't graphic designers can understand.

Posted on May 9, 2007 in Reviews, Typography, Graphic Design

Another look at HTML 5

Further thoughts on the HTML Working Group and HTML 5, plus a few suggestions.

Posted on May 14, 2007 in HTML 5, (X)HTML, Web Standards

Use only block-level elements in blockquotes

Blockquote elements are only allowed to contain block-level and script elements in Strict Doctypes.

Posted on May 16, 2007 in (X)HTML, Web Standards

WCAG 2.0 Working Draft updated

The WCAG Working Group has published an updated Working Draft of WCAG 2.0 and issued a new Call for review.

Posted on May 21, 2007 in Quicklinks, Accessibility

Creating bulletproof graphic link buttons with CSS

How to use CSS and two images to create flexible, shrinkwrapping, image based link buttons.

Posted on May 22, 2007 in CSS

Why styling form controls with CSS is problematic

Eric Meyer explains the technical reasons for form controls being so hard to style consistently across platforms.

Posted on May 24, 2007 in Quicklinks, CSS

Is it time for CSS 2.2?

Is it time to form a 2nd Generation CSS Samurai to create a CSS 2.2 specification?

Posted on May 25, 2007 in CSS

WCAG 2.0 Working Draft May 2007: A closer look

Jack Pickard has taken a good look at the latest Working Draft of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, and likes what he sees.

Posted on May 28, 2007 in Accessibility

Bulletproof Ajax (Book review)

Jeremy Keith explains how to use Ajax in an unobtrusive manner, minimising the negative impact it can have on accessibility.

Posted on May 31, 2007 in Reviews, JavaScript, Accessibility