Archived posts, October 2010

Is hiding text with CSS to improve accessibility bad for SEO?

Does using CSS to hide text—any text, for whatever reason—result in an automatic search engine penalty?

Posted on October 11, 2010 in Accessibility, Search Engine Optimisation

IE 9 does not resize text sized in pixels

Internet Explorer 9 (in beta at the time of this writing), still does not let the user resize text whose size has been specified in pixels.

Posted on October 18, 2010 in Usability, Accessibility, Browsers

Style visited and unvisited links differently (most of the time)

Browsers give visited and unvisited links different colours by default for a reason. Make sure you have a really good reason to make them look identical.

Posted on October 20, 2010 in Quick Tips, Usability, Accessibility