The Weblog Dictionary May 8th, 2002 @ 12:37 am PDT
I finally sat down and worked on The Weblog Dictionary. I added a few new words and updated some links and terms. It’s also now using the same CSS file as most of the rest of the site, and – because I’m that much of a square – it’s now valid XHTML1.0 Transitional, whatever that […]
Primes and Quotes April 23rd, 2002 @ 11:12 am PDT
More good stuff from A List Apart: The Trouble With EM ‘n EN. My reading list ( and things to fix on my site) runneth over.
Relative Widths and CSS April 20th, 2002 @ 7:03 am PDT
“I’d love a proportional-width relative-positioning design for my weblog, but I’m too afraid of cross-browser compatability issues. I don’t want to spend more than a weekend figuring out how to get two columns to work in three browsers.” – Dan Sanderson I have to agree with Dan’s sentiment here. It’s a bear to get relative […]
DOCTYPE Explained April 17th, 2002 @ 1:34 pm PDT
Finally! The latest issue of A List Apart includes a lesson on Fixing Your Site With the Right DOCTYPE. This is terrific and I’m going to fix my pages as soon as I can. ALA saves the day (again!).
Movable Type Modifications April 9th, 2002 @ 8:50 pm PDT
Two Tricks from the MT Support Forum: How to Randomly Generate Entries How to Create a Printer-Friendly Template Of course if you are using CSS to its fullest, you can create printer-friendly pages by simply changing stylesheets. There is a tutorial at Evolt that explains how.
High-Pass Filter April 9th, 2002 @ 2:32 pm PDT
Write better web pages, free design from content, and resolve CSS browser-compatibility issues with Tantek’s High Pass Filter!
Menu Rollovers in CSS April 2nd, 2002 @ 4:08 pm PST
Brian Costner has compiled the best guide to designing menus using CSS Rollovers that exists to date. Check there for everything you need to know about creating a cross-browser-compliant css rollover menu.
Mixing Classes March 28th, 2002 @ 3:55 pm PST
Hey! I didn’t know you could mix and match classes in css!
Source Viewer March 27th, 2002 @ 1:54 am PST
A quick source viewer bookmarklet
Shunting NN4 March 22nd, 2002 @ 1:47 pm PST
Teambilly shows you how to send Netscape 4.x users to an alternate page. This is terrific. He even has a nice little message that explains to them what dorks they are.