Archives for: "February 2007"

15 CSS Properties You Probably Never Use (but perhaps should)

In a follow on from his earlier post (5 HTML elements you probably never use), Matthew Inman at SEOmoz has posted '15 CSS Properties You Probably Never Use'. Possibly not as practically useful as the earlier post, but an opportunity to broaden your CSS… more »

Accessibility: left: -9999px versus display:none

The most complete technical description I've read so far about why 'left: -9999px' is usually better for screen readers than 'display: none' in IE. It's always better to understand why you're doing what you're doing... more »

Practical Use for Those Rarely Used HTML Tags

Some nice examples of what can be done with those HTML elements you never use. The main thing I wasn't aware of was the cite attribute on the blockquote tag, I'll be updating some of my pages with that in the near future. more »

WebDD07: Alternative Perspectives

Some alternative opinions on WebDD, from people who went to at least some of the same talks I did, culled from the excellent Backnetwork site for the event: Shaun Hare David Cumps Andrew Westgarth Simon Harriyott Ross Dargan more »

CSS Techniques from Christian Montoya

I sometimes feel like I'm developing a deep understanding of CSS, and then I read an article like Christian's and realize how much there still is to learn. A collection of great tips. more »