Archived posts, November 2004

Embedding Macromedia Flash in XHTML

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

Posted on November 1, 2004 in Web Standards, Quicklinks

Mozilla, clearers, and dropped floats

I've come a cross a very strange bug in late Mozilla builds. It seems to have spread to the latest Camino nightlies as well as to Firefox …

Posted on November 3, 2004 in CSS, Browsers

Uncollapsing Margins

Eric Meyer explains CSS margin collapsing and how to avoid it.

Posted on November 4, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

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 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Web Standards, Browsers

The Underscore Hack

A useful looking CSS hack.

Posted on November 6, 2004 in Quicklinks, CSS

Web standards elitism

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

Posted on November 7, 2004 in Web Standards

The sound of title separators

How a screen reader pronounces some common title separators.

Posted on November 8, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks, Usability

Image replacement considered evil

Some interesting observations on image replacement.

Posted on November 8, 2004 in CSS, Accessibility, Quicklinks

Firefox 1.0

Finally. Firefox 1.0 is out. Don't miss it! If for some reason you still haven't dumped that big blue e (Internet Explorer), now is the ti…

Posted on November 9, 2004 in Browsers

PDF and accessibility

The current state of accessibility of PDF documents.

Posted on November 10, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Ten questions for me

Russ Weakley (Max Design, Web Standards Group) has been doing a series of great interviews with web standards advocates. Recently, Russ in…

Posted on November 15, 2004 in Interviews

Netscape Revived With Firefox Backing

AOL is bringing Netscape back to life. This time they're basing it on Firefox.

Posted on November 17, 2004 in Quicklinks, Browsers

The Mobile Web

The killer app for web standards?

Posted on November 17, 2004 in Browsers, (X)HTML, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Who framed the web: Frames and usability

Back in the nineties, using frames to split a browser window into several independent parts was very popular. Much due to the increased aw…

Posted on November 18, 2004 in Usability, Search Engine Optimisation, Accessibility

Invasion of the Body Switchers

A List Apart is back, with a new take on style sheet switching.

Posted on November 19, 2004 in Quicklinks, JavaScript, CSS

Thinking with Type

Typography examples and guides.

Posted on November 22, 2004 in Quicklinks

Growing Up With Web Standards

Don't stop writing about web standards.

Posted on November 23, 2004 in Web Standards, Quicklinks

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 on what you're quoting, how …

Posted on November 24, 2004 in Web Standards, (X)HTML, Accessibility

Scalable rounded edges

Turn a definition list into a scalable box with rounded corners.

Posted on November 25, 2004 in Quicklinks, CSS

Accessible and usable forms

Guidelines and examples that help you create accessible and usable web forms.

Posted on November 28, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks

Accessibility: Panning for gold

Thoughts on accessibility and the use of automated checking tools.

Posted on November 30, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks