Anything that isn't usable is pretty useless, so avoid creating websites without considering usability.
By telling your browser to apply a user stylesheet you can highlight links that open in a new window or point to non-HTML documents, making them less obtrusive.
Verva, the agency responsible for the Swedish National Guidelines for Public Sector Websites, is being closed down, and it is unclear what will happen to the guidelines.
How to use Terminal.app to tell Safari to open links that normally open in a new window to open in a new tab instead.
By starting a new category of posts that focus on quick and simple tips related to front-end web development I hope to help people avoid making some mistakes that I see repeatedly.
Two tips that make HTML email messages easier to read in Apple Mail. One makes Mail prefer Plain Text by default, the other sets the minimum font size used to display HTML email.
There is no guarantee that web browsers always use a white background, so if your design needs a white background, remember to specify it in your CSS.
Learn the fundamentals of navigation design and design better navigation systems for large and small sites as well as for web based applications.
When creating layouts with an em-based width, specify a maximum width to avoid horizontal scrolling for users who increase text size.
Make sure your website is available whether or not the visitor has typed www in front of your domain name.
Should advanced search be called something else to sound more friendly and inviting, and would it make more people to use it when they need to?
A number of too common usability problems encountered on the Web.
When you cannot display a label for a text input field, use placeholder text in an unobtrusive way. This article explains how.
A Firefox extension that remembers your text zoom level per site. Anyone know of a Safari alternative?
Jenifer Tidwell explains design patterns that solve common problems encountered when designing user interfaces for websites as well as web and desktop applications.
A list of tools that help make your design readable to all users by checking if text has sufficient contrast against its background.
I want to turn three columns of data into useful diagrams, but simply cannot figure out how to do it.
Malmö, Sweden, June 14-15 2007. Speakers include Brandon Schauer and Ben Saffer from Adaptive Path, and Kim Goodwin from Cooper.
The top ten computer usability bloopers we see in the movies.