Web Standards

Web standards are the foundation that we use to build the Web. Unfortunately many still do not use Web standards properly, so many of these articles attempt to help people learn more about the benefits of using Web standards.

Basics of search engine optimisation

Basic tips for Search Engine Optimisation: add quality content regularly and make sure your site is well-built.

Posted on February 3, 2005

The perils of using XHTML properly

A discussion of the issues involved in serving XHTML with the application/xhtml+xml MIME type.

Posted on January 18, 2005

More DWWS translations available

Read about web standards and accessibility in eight languages.

Posted on January 14, 2005

A rant about the state of blogging

No, we haven’t heard it all before. Not enough, anyway.

Posted on January 13, 2005

@media 2005

A web standards and accessibility conference in London, this summer.

Posted on January 11, 2005

Digital Proof–Fuel for the fire

A site dedicated to providing information on why you should not use Internet Explorer.

Posted on January 6, 2005

Chapters hides itself from the validator

Hiding from the validator doesn’t make your site better.

Posted on January 3, 2005

Flash Totanus Loader

Yet another method to embed Flash in a valid XHTML 1.0 Strict document.

Posted on December 20, 2004

Web Design World cool-down

Common misunderstandings and areas of confusion in contemporary web design.

Posted on December 18, 2004

The Marriage of Presentation and Structure

A presentation by Molly E. Holzschlag and Ethan Marcotte.

Posted on December 14, 2004

Internet Explorer is already breaking the web

Would the web really break if Microsoft fixed IE? Molly Holzschlag made a post about Breaking the web the other…

Posted on December 2, 2004

One Way to Design a Web Site

A structured and sensible approach to web design.

Posted on November 29, 2004

Quotations and citations: quoting text

When quoting text in HTML, there are several ways of marking up the quoted text. Which way you choose depends…

Posted on November 24, 2004

Growing Up With Web Standards

Don’t stop writing about web standards.

Posted on November 23, 2004

The Mobile Web

The killer app for web standards?

Posted on November 17, 2004

Stylegala v.02

Stylegala has relaunched with a new layout, a news area, and more.

Posted on November 10, 2004

Web standards elitism

In Oh that elitist smell, Molly Holzschlag writes about the perceived elitism of web standards advocates like the W3C, the…

Posted on November 7, 2004

Can We Speed Up Browser Evolution?

Some interesting ideas on how adoption of modern web browsers can be sped up.

Posted on November 6, 2004

Embedding Macromedia Flash in XHTML

Possible or not? Yes. No. Maybe. Who knows.

Posted on November 1, 2004

Bring on the tables

Avoid using tables for layout, but make sure to use them, and use them properly, for tabular data. This article explains how to make HTML data tables accessible.

Posted on October 27, 2004

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