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These posts are short comments on longer articles posted elsewhere. They vary in length, and some have interesting discussions going on in the comments.

The impact of colour blindness on web design

A colour blind person’s views of how colour blindness affects web browsing. It rarely does.

Posted on November 9, 2005

High accessibility means effective search engine optimisation

Make your site accessible to all human visitors and your search engine rankings will improve.

Posted on November 8, 2005

Typography resources

Kevin Hale at Particletree has compiled a list of typography resources. I added a few more.

Posted on November 7, 2005

9rules round 3 submissions

On November 14, 2005, the third round of submissions for English language sites will open. Got a great site? Come join the network!

Posted on November 7, 2005

IE7 will only support well-formed RSS feeds

The RSS platform in Internet Explorer 7 and Windows Vista will only support feeds that are well-formed XML.

Posted on November 6, 2005

Webstock - a web conference in New Zealand

Looking for a reason to go to New Zealand? The Webstock conference is a really good one.

Posted on November 5, 2005

Choosing HTML or XHTML

Information that may help you choose between HTML and XHTML for the next website you produce.

Posted on November 4, 2005

The degeneration of Disney Store UK

Once a showcase for commercial websites embracing web standards, Disney Store UK is now a prime example of regressive web development.

Posted on November 3, 2005

Web entrepreneurs don’t trust Microsoft’s approach to the web

Robert Scoble lists twelve reasons web entrepreneurs aren’t using Microsoft’s software.

Posted on November 2, 2005

Safari passes the Acid2 test

Apple Safari is the first officially released browser to pass the Acid2 browser test. Safari 2.0.2 also seems to fix the FOUC problem.

Posted on November 1, 2005

Developing maintainable CSS in a team environment

Some guidelines to make developing and maintaining large CSS files in a team environment easier.

Posted on October 31, 2005

Ethical search engine optimisation gone wrong

A story of what can happen when a client brings in an SEO consultant to improve search engine rankings.

Posted on October 30, 2005

New Zealand government websites and web standards

A look at how well government websites in New Zealand adhere to web standards.

Posted on October 29, 2005

RNIB Media Briefing on Accessible PDFs

Mike Davies’ notes and recollections from a media briefing on the topic of PDF accessibility.

Posted on October 28, 2005

Requests for sIFR 3

What do you want to see in sIFR 3? Let the developers know, and you might get it.

Posted on October 28, 2005

Minimum and maximum padding and margin wanted

Being able to set the minimum and maximum values for margin and padding would be very handy for liquid layouts.

Posted on October 27, 2005

Tips and techniques for mobile web design

Covering two approaches to designing for mobile devices: handheld stylesheets and mobile-specific sites.

Posted on October 27, 2005

The ultimate multi-column CSS layout

Fully flexible source order of columns, equal height columns, and vertical grids - all in the same layout.

Posted on October 26, 2005

Building better HTML forms

Many useful tips for increasing the usability of web based forms. I do have a few reservations about some of the tips.

Posted on October 26, 2005

Job opportunities in Stockholm, Sweden

Phil Sherry is looking for some local people to work on a web project in Stockholm, Sweden.

Posted on October 25, 2005

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