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.

The Web Standards Advocate

A presentation on web standards.

Posted on May 23, 2005

More About Custom DTDs

The W3C’s Quality Assurance Group explains the downside of custom DTDs.

Posted on May 22, 2005


A rant about WYSIWYG editors that require IE/Win and generate crappy code.

Posted on May 18, 2005

Validating an entire site

How to install the W3C validator and use it to batch validate entire sites.

Posted on May 10, 2005

Keeping pretties out of content

How to decide which graphics are presentational and which are content.

Posted on April 29, 2005

Ten questions for Tommy Olsson

Tommy talks about MIME types, HTML, floats, accessibility, and more.

Posted on April 27, 2005

Web browser standards support

Comprehensive charts of standards support. No Safari though.

Posted on April 23, 2005

Browser Elitism Part 2

Should developers spend time scripting around IE’s poor CSS support?

Posted on April 19, 2005

EPiServer och tillgänglighet

A look at what is needed to make an EPiServer site accessible and standards compliant.

Posted on April 12, 2005

Planning Structural HTML

An introduction to structural HTML and how it helps preparing a document for CSS styling.

Posted on April 9, 2005

Guidelines for UK government websites

Plenty of good advice for anyone building any kind of website.

Posted on April 2, 2005

Proper Flash embedding

Standards compliant JavaScript Flash detection and embedding updated.

Posted on April 1, 2005

HTML validator extension

An extension for Mozilla and Firefox that validates web pages on the fly.

Posted on March 14, 2005

The Meaning of Semantics

HTML elements describe the meaning of content, not its looks.

Posted on March 2, 2005

Unobtrusive Javascript

A guide to the modern use of JavaScript.

Posted on February 18, 2005

The ‘lang’ Attribute

Using the lang attribute to mark up multilingual text is not always straightforward.

Posted on February 15, 2005

A letter from Opera to Microsoft

Some suggestions on how Microsoft can achieve interoperability.

Posted on February 11, 2005


A blog devoted to The 24/7 Agency, a part of Swedish government agency Statskontoret (In Swedish).

Posted on February 10, 2005

Accessibility charlatans

Claims of adhering to accessibility standards are often false and nothing more than marketing.

Posted on February 9, 2005

PHP Labs

An excellent introduction to XHTML and how to build modular documents with PHP.

Posted on February 8, 2005

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