Archived posts, November 2010
WordPress likes to put title attributes on just about every link it outputs, which can be annoying and cause accessibility issues. Here is one way of removing them.
A few guidelines that will help you produce understandable and maintainable HTML5. Executive summary: stick to the syntax rules of XHTML.
Highlighting some persistent myths about web accessibility.
A set of sites making fun of worst practice front-end code commonly found on enterprise type sites and in large content management systems.
The 10.6.5 update to Snow Leopard changes a line in /usr/sbin/apachectl, making it throw an error when you try to run it. The fix is pretty simple.
As of October 2010, Internet Explorer (all versions combined) is only the third most used browser on 456bereastreet.com, used by 16.3 % of visitors.
I uninstalled Flash Player from my Macs and am doing just fine while saving electricity.
Think very carefully before using -webkit-text-size-adjust:none since it will prevent people using WebKit-based browsers from resizing text. Needless to say, that is not user-friendly.
HTML5 allows almost anything as the value for the id attribute. This opens up possibilites but can also lead to bugs and maintainability problems unless used wisely.