Archived posts, January 2009

Back, now with comments partially open

I will be allowing comments for a limited time on certain posts, hoping to find a good balance between unlimited comments and no comments at all.

Posted on January 12, 2009 in Life, Site news

Sign the petition to save the Swedish National Guidelines for Public Sector Websites

There is still no official word on what will happen to the Swedish National Guidelines for Public Sector Websites, so Jens Wedin has created a petition to save the guidelines. Please sign it.

Posted on January 13, 2009 in Accessibility, Usability, Web Standards

Take part in WebAIM’s screen reader user survey

WebAIM is conducting a survey for screen reader users, with the intention to find out more about how screen reader users use the Web and what their preferences are.

Posted on January 14, 2009 in Accessibility

Reformat and repartition hard drives before using them with Time Machine

Most hard drives you buy are not fully supported by Apple’s Time Machine until you repartition them, but Time Machine does not warn you about it.

Posted on January 15, 2009 in Apple, Mac

JavaScript Tools bundle for Textmate

The JavaScript Tools TextMate Bundle gives you quick and easy access to JSLint and various JavaScript formatting and compression tools without leaving TextMate.

Posted on January 19, 2009 in Coding, JavaScript

Specify each HTML document’s main natural language

Always specify which natural language (spoken, written or signed human language) is used for a document’s content. Use the lang and/or xml:lang attributes for this.

Posted on January 20, 2009 in (X)HTML, Accessibility, Quick Tips

Headings, heading hierarchy, and document outlines

What do you do when an HTML document’s main heading is not the first text that should be marked up as a heading - insert a dummy heading or give up on having a perfect document outline?

Posted on January 26, 2009 in (X)HTML, Accessibility

State of the Web 2008 findings

In the beginning of January the report from the State of the Web Survey 2008 was published. The survey is…

Posted on January 29, 2009 in Web General, Web Standards