Firefox 3.5 has been out less than a month and the announcement of Firefox 3.7 was only last week. However, Mozilla are already looking ahead to version 4 of Firefox.
Negative margins can be really useful when used correctly but can are often avoided because they’re seen as a hack or work around to other CSS problems. However Smashing Magazine have put together a useful article which explains how they can be used to good effect.
I don’t very often write about my own work on my blog, so following the re-design and launch of United Online this evening, I thought I’d take the opportunity to review my latest little project for a change.
Cross browser testing is something every web designer and developer should consider before they even create one line of code. But how should you go about it? What browsers should you test? and what tools are there that can make browser testing easier?
I’m not sure whether this has been kept quiet until recently as I’ve only just heard about the redesign of the W3C website but you can now view the W3C Beta version
To be honest, I think it’s a redesign that’s long overdue. Not just because the design was very simple and didn’t really set a good example for the web design industry but also because everything was so hard to find in terms of navigating through the site.
I’ve been fairly busy recently and whilst I’ve heard about the introduction of WAI-ARIA, I’ve not really had chance to have a look at how these new guidelines will affect the way I build web pages. So today I decided to take the opportunity to sit down and at least get a basic understanding of what it actually is and how it aims to improve accessibility.
The heading element is an important part of any HTML document but is misused in a lot of websites. When used correctly it adds semantic meaning, helps with accessibility and can boost your search engine rankings however when used wrongly it can cause problems for your users and search engine rankings. This article explains how heading tags are often misused and how this can be put right.
It’s finally here and is the first major release of a Microsoft browser since Internet Explorer 7 was released in 2006 but will it save the browser against fierce competition from Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera?