Archived posts, June 2011

Centering button elements and input buttons

Some browsers don't let you center button elements horizontally by assigning auto margins. Bug or not?

Posted on June 1, 2011 in CSS, Browsers

The iOS Zoom setting disables maximum-scale=1 and user-scalable=no

Enabling the Zoom setting (in Settings > General > Accessibility) on iOS makes it possible to zoom normally on web pages that use a meta viewport element to prevent zooming.

Posted on June 7, 2011 in Accessibility, iOS

Responsive Web Design (Book review)

Ethan Marcotte's book on designing for an ever-increasing variety of browsers, resolutions and screen sizes is a must-read for all web professionals.

Posted on June 9, 2011 in Reviews, CSS, Accessibility

On using h1 for all heading levels in HTML5

The outline algorithm in HTML5 lets you use only h1 elements for all heading levels and still get a proper document outline. But browser and AT support is lacking, so use with care.

Posted on June 13, 2011 in HTML 5, Accessibility

Adaptive Web Design (Book review)

In this brief and easy-to-read book, Aaron Gustafson does an excellent job of explaining what progressive enhancement is and how to apply it in your daily work.

Posted on June 17, 2011 in Reviews, JavaScript, CSS, Accessibility, (X)HTML