Archived posts, May 2009
There is no way to specify alternate text for CSS background images. This is not a problem since background images should be used for presentational purposes only.
Remember that many people do not use a mouse to interact with the web, so you have to make sure that the sites or applications you build work independent of input device.
Making text in legend elements line wrap is tricky, but it can be done in most browsers.
If someone tells you that they see a strange sideways jump when they move between certain pages on your site, chances are that it’s caused by their browser’s vertical scrollbar.
Anyone interested in designing or developing web sites and web applications targeted at mobile devices may want to consider taking this introductory online course.
Cufón is a potential replacement for static images or sIFR when you must use a specific typeface that is not widely available. However, it has some usability and accessibility issues.