Archived posts, December 2008

Making Google Maps more accessible

You can make the Google Maps you put on your site more accessible by providing a static image fallback for users without JavaScript and hacking in keyboard accessibility.

Posted on December 1, 2008 in Accessibility, JavaScript

Quick Tips for web developers and web designers

By starting a new category of posts that focus on quick and simple tips related to front-end web development I hope to help people avoid making some mistakes that I see repeatedly.

Posted on December 2, 2008 in Accessibility, Quick Tips, Usability, Web Standards

Make Safari open targeted links in new tabs instead of new windows

How to use Terminal.app to tell Safari to open links that normally open in a new window to open in a new tab instead.

Posted on December 4, 2008 in Apple, Browsers, Usability

The id attribute’s value must be unique

The value of the id attribute must be unique in an HTML document. In other words, the same id value may only occur once.

Posted on December 8, 2008 in (X)HTML, Quick Tips

Version control with Subversion on Mac OS X

Using version control to keep track of changes to your files will make you sleep better at night, and getting started is easier than you may think it is.

Posted on December 10, 2008 in Coding, Productivity

WCAG 2.0 finally a W3C Recommendation

Today the W3C announced that Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG) has finally been declared a W3C Recommendation.

Posted on December 11, 2008 in Accessibility, Web Standards

Swedish National Guidelines for Public Sector Websites in danger?

Verva, the agency responsible for the Swedish National Guidelines for Public Sector Websites, is being closed down, and it is unclear what will happen to the guidelines.

Posted on December 12, 2008 in Accessibility, Usability, Web Standards

Reveal new window links and links to non-HTML files with a user stylesheet

By telling your browser to apply a user stylesheet you can highlight links that open in a new window or point to non-HTML documents, making them less obtrusive.

Posted on December 15, 2008 in Accessibility, CSS, Usability

Find inline CSS and JavaScript with Inline Code Finder

Inline Code Finder is a neat quality assurance tool that will find and highlight any elements that have inline events, inline styles, or javascript: links.

Posted on December 16, 2008 in (X)HTML, CSS, Coding, JavaScript

Christmas break

I’m taking three weeks off from work and blogging to celebrate Christmas and spend time with friends and family. Back in January 2009.

Posted on December 20, 2008 in Life