Quicklinks

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

Full Flash websites and SEO

A well-thought-out and easy-to-understand flow-chart that is helpful when trying to assess how a full-Flash site will affect SEO and accessibility.

Posted on October 6, 2006

Accessibility for all vs. for people with disabilities

Let’s stop the pointless arguing about what Web accessibility is and help each other make the Web a better place.

Posted on October 4, 2006

Inline quotations: use q elements or not?

Should Web designers and Web authors use q elements to mark up inline quotations or not? Opinions differ.

Posted on October 3, 2006

Lars Gunther interviewed by WaSP

Teacher and Web standards advocate Lars Gunther interviewed about his efforts to change the way Web related subjects are taught in Swedish schools.

Posted on September 29, 2006

IE 7 is better but still lagging

If current prerelease versions are anything to go by, Internet Explorer 7 is far from ready for release.

Posted on September 28, 2006

Font size inconsistencies with font-family: monospace

Why specifying monospace as a font-family alternative will make Safari render text smaller than other browsers.

Posted on September 27, 2006

No more Transitional DOCTYPEs, please

The phasing out of Transitional DOCTYPEs is long overdue - they are called Transitional for a reason.

Posted on September 26, 2006

Don’t stop advocating best practices

Please keep on writing helpful tutorials and informative articles and books on Web standards, accessibility, and best practices in general.

Posted on September 20, 2006

Design is more than graphic design

Because I felt like playing with type a little.

Posted on September 19, 2006

Let your users scroll

Designers that create fixed size layouts seem afraid to let the page scroll. Afraid to let the Web be the Web and behave like the Web.

Posted on September 15, 2006

CSS Reboot validation errors dissected

A series of articles analysing and discussing the validation errors found among sites participating in CSS Reboot Spring 2006.

Posted on September 12, 2006

Are accessibility evaluation tools useless?

A look at what can be trusted in reports generated by automated accessibility evaluation tools.

Posted on September 8, 2006

Flash of Unstyled Content (FOUC) explained

Detailed information on what causes FOUC and the different options browsers have when they encounter remote stylesheets.

Posted on September 4, 2006

10 things businesses should know before building a website

Ten tips for organisations about to start a new website project, whether they are building a completely new website or redesigning their current one.

Posted on August 31, 2006

JavaScript, DOM scripting, Ajax, win stuff

Win a copy of Chris Heilmann’s book Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and AJAX. Or something else.

Posted on August 30, 2006

Selecting country names in forms

Using select boxes for hundreds of options is not very user friendly, but is there a better way of presenting long lists of options?

Posted on August 24, 2006

Choosing an RSS newsreader for Mac OS X

There are so many stylish, easy-to-use and fully featured newsreaders available for Mac OS X that it’s hard to choose one.

Posted on August 20, 2006

Malicious JavaScript: yet another reason for graceful degradation

You can never rely on JavaScript being available, but design your scripts for graceful degradation and you will be fine.

Posted on August 16, 2006

Swift: Almost Safari for Windows

A Web browser for Windows based on the Apple WebKit rendering engine, which is what Safari uses.

Posted on August 15, 2006

PayPal needs JavaScript help

PayPal is looking for someone who is not afraid of challenges to come in and build a scalable, unobtrusive JavaScript architecture.

Posted on August 13, 2006

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