Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2005 makes ASP.NET-powered web sites more accessible. Adobe’s GoLive CS2 and Macromedia’s Dreamweaver are encouraging accessible design. Since not all web developers and designers know how to write accessible web pages, having programs that do is good first step.
Are relevancy messages catching on? A quick ego-Google has turned up encouraging results, but I’ve still never seen this technique used anywhere except on my own sites.
If your CSS is so large you think you need to compress it to increase your web site’s speed, then quite frankly, you’re not using CSS properly.
By designing and using a meaningful, cruft-free URL scheme you can easily implement a dynamic, scalable, breadcrumb navigation trail on your entire site with minimal fuss, all in about 30 lines of PHP. I kid you not!
Context and relevance are sometimes lost when linking to pages on the web. Basic HTML and good hypertext copywriting habits (like using
title attributes) can help, but not always enough. Here’s a totally new method (I think) to embed what I call relevancy messages into the destination page of a site.
Unable to sleep, I finally find a reason to join the Xanga community. Not surprisingly, Xanga sucks, so I wrote a review of their service and published it on my Xanga reviews page.
Writing “click here” for just about anything is always bad. Here’s an especially interesting example of bad hypertext copywriting.
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