Archived posts, October 2011

Styling button elements to look like links

In many situations when we tend to use links to trigger actions we should really be using buttons. Here’s how to use real button elements and make them look like links.

Posted on October 4, 2011 in CSS

Using display:table has semantic effects in some screen readers

When you use the table-related display properties of CSS to get the display properties of a table, some screen readers will treat the non-table markup as a real table.

Posted on October 11, 2011 in Accessibility, CSS, (X)HTML

Please provide a usable fallback for Flash content

The number of people browsing the web without Flash Player installed is non-negligible, so if you use Flash it is worth your time to give them a better impression.

Posted on October 20, 2011 in Usability, Accessibility

No more conditional comments in IE10

Microsoft is removing support for conditional comments in IE10. I don’t think they will be missed.

Posted on October 27, 2011 in Browsers