Archived posts, January 2009

Reformat and repartition hard drives before using them with Time Machine

Most hard drives you buy are not fully supported by Apple’s Time Machine until you repartition them, but Time Machine does not warn you about it.

Posted on January 15, 2009 in Mac, Apple

Specify each HTML document’s main natural language

Always specify which natural language (spoken, written or signed human language) is used for a document’s content. Use the lang and/or xml:lang attributes for this.

Posted on January 20, 2009 in Quick Tips, Accessibility, (X)HTML

Headings, heading hierarchy, and document outlines

What do you do when an HTML document’s main heading is not the first text that should be marked up as a heading—insert a dummy heading or give up on having a perfect document outline?

Posted on January 26, 2009 in Accessibility, (X)HTML

State of the Web 2008 findings

In the beginning of January the report from the State of the Web Survey 2008 was published. The survey is not strictly scientific since th…

Posted on January 29, 2009 in Web General, Web Standards