by Liam McDermott, 27 October 2007 - 6:32pm
Web designers use it nearly every day, but not many actually know what the div tag means and where it should be used. This article aims to de-mystify the div tag, explain when and where it should be used and compare it with the similar span tag.
by Liam McDermott, 12 May 2007 - 6:10am
The advantages of Web standards have been listed in this series of articles. These advantages can also reduce the cost of a project, which is what this article aims to show.
by Megan McDermott, 25 April 2007 - 7:39pm
In Part 1 of this series, we created a semantic FAQ page using definition lists and made it look pretty with CSS. Now it's time to work on some more functionality.
by Megan McDermott, 15 April 2007 - 4:34pm
Most websites have FAQ pages, but few put much effort into creating an attractive and usable interface. This article will explain one method of creating a nice FAQ page
by Liam McDermott, 6 April 2007 - 3:37pm
When creating sites it is important to realise the code might not be changed for years. This article shows how Web standards can be used to ensure a Web site still looks good, and functions well, years after it's creation.
by Liam McDermott, 29 March 2007 - 6:23pm
Continuing the ‘Web Standards for Everyone’ series, this article discusses the use of Web standards to ensure the disabled have equal access to Web sites.
by Megan McDermott, 14 March 2007 - 12:10am
In this article I'm not going to talk about semantics, ‘proper’ coding, or the W3C. You've probably heard all of that already (and if you haven't, you can check out Why Tables for Layout is Stupid: problems defined, solutions offered by Bill Merikallio and Adam Pratt). Instead of preaching about standards, I am going to present some real world, results–oriented reasons to use CSS instead of tables for web page layout. Let's get started right away.
by Liam McDermott, 13 March 2007 - 9:30pm
There are many tutorials explaining how to use Web Standards , what seems to be missing are reasons to use Web Standards. This series of articles aims to remedy that.
by Liam McDermott, 6 January 2007 - 4:43pm
This article demonstrates the difficulties Internet Explorer has when calculating percentage widths in CSS-based layouts.