Archived posts, October 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 in Accessibility, Web Standards

CSS Validator colour warnings are not errors

Messages about missing colours or background-colours are not errors and can often safely be ignored.

Posted on October 5, 2006 in CSS

Closing the gap between list items in IE

How to fix the list item whitespace bug in both Internet Explorer 6 and 7.

Posted on October 16, 2006 in Browsers, CSS

Useful tips for writing efficient CSS

Ten useful tips for writing CSS that is better, more efficient, and easier to maintain.

Posted on October 25, 2006 in CSS

New W3C working group to improve HTML

W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee acknowledges that HTML needs to be kept alive. Making people use XML failed, so a new working group will gradually improve HTML.

Posted on October 30, 2006 in (X)HTML, Web Standards

Accessibility statements or Site help pages?

Perhaps it is time to replace accessibility statements with site help pages that are less technical.

Posted on October 31, 2006 in Accessibility