We are replacing our large image buttons with markup. Yay! I think what our designer came up with is quite nice, and easy to build with CSS3, so I’m sharing it. Continue reading
I got a blank page today, and I wondered why. So I looked at the source, and these are the contents: Continue reading
A pseudo-class is a feature of an HTML element that can be styled but is not available via the document tree. Pseudo-classes are often used with the anchor tag: a:link, a:hover, a:visited, and a:active. Some pseudo-classes can accept values such as lang :lang pseudo-class: p:lang(fr), :lang(de). Continue reading
Here are some nice symbols which you can simply and safely use to decorate web pages. I’ve confirmed these HTML entities work in IE7+, Firefox, Opera, and Webkit. Continue reading
I don’t think I’m a total neat-freak. However, it’s so satisfying to change a doctype such as this:
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
to the HTML5 version:
<!DOCTYPE html> Continue reading
After simply delivering content, here are ten things we should do to make web sites better.
- use semantic HTML
- change doctype to HTML5
My web browsing experience, at least at work, is still not beautiful. The text that I read has no font smoothing on Windows XP, in any browser but Internet Explorer.
As an aside, here’s why: Microsoft has ClearType turned on in Internet Explorer in XP (The most common OS) by default. The result of this is that all the other browsers look poor in comparison. Continue reading
We can now use custom fonts in our CSS in every major browser, including IE 6, with very little effort.* This is very exciting, and it seems very powerful, but we don’t see custom fonts all over the web. Why not? I’m going to try to explain this as simply as possible. Continue reading