Jul 20, 2006
20 Pro Web Design Tips
The difference between a good web designer and a great one is the ability to know how to take short cuts and save time without compromising the quality of work. Pixelsurgeon’s Jason Arber has put together 20 top tips and tricks you should be using to give your work that all-important professional edge.
Jul 2, 2006
Rating: 3.8 stars
Forms are easy enough to create when they are simple, like search boxes. But
what if you need them to be complex? How about changing the forms based on input
help. I'll use a simple example on how interactive forms can be useful.
May 2, 2006
Writing Semantic HTML
Rating: 3.2 stars
Semantic HTML means using HTML tags for their implied meaning, rather than just using (meaningless) div and span tags for absolutely everything. Why would you want to do this? Depending on the tag, the content in the tag can be interpreted in a certain way. Here are some examples...
Feb 18, 2006
Image replacement technique
It's always advisable to use regular HTML markup to display text, as opposed to an image. Doing so allows for a faster download speed and has accessibility benefits. However, if you've absolutely got your heart set on using a certain font and your site visitors are unlikely to have that font on their computers, then really you've got no choice but to use an image.
Jan 20, 2006
A practical guide to meta tags - NAME or HTTP-EQUIV?
Rating: 3.6 stars
META tags are a way for you to define your web page and web site to the outside world. You can declare the keywords and description, which help your placement in search engines. In addition, you can specify who owns the copyright, how often the page is to be visited by search engines and many other useful pieces of information.
Jan 11, 2006
Moving from Tables to CSS
Learn how to migrate your existing sites from tables to CSS, and how to start including more CSS based design into your workflow. Why? Because I still think many people find learning to build CSS layout sites from scratch difficult. There's a steep learning curve associated with CSS design, much more so than tables, and getting consistent results across different browsers is tricky, even for the more experienced.
Jun 21, 2002
An introduction to the basics of HTML. Including text formatting, colours, links, images and backgrounds.