Controlling the Textarea Tag In Safari

January 20th, 2009

If you’ve used Safari for any amount of time, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed it allows users to resize textarea sizes. This can be a cool feature, but not always a good one. It’s not likely to do any real harm, but it may break your layout. Of course, some could [...]

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Styling the abbr Tag

December 19th, 2008

There are several ways that CSS can work along with SEO. Today, I’ll cover one quick option: styling the abbr tag.
Say, for instance, you have a link that states that your site is valid XHTML. Well, inside of the link use the abbr tag around the word XHTML. Inside of the abbr tag you use [...]

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Designing Without Tables

October 23rd, 2008

Fortunately for me, I started doing Web development at a time when Web standards were moving forward with a vengeance.  XHTML, CSS, and table-less designs are accepted techniques.  However, I’ve still had to deal with my fair share of tables.  My first job out of college, for instance, was with a company that, up until [...]

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Two Of My Favorite Tricks…

October 23rd, 2008

CSS can be one of the most powerful tools a developer has in their arsenal. It can make changing styles a breeze compared to inline styles. But, it can also be one of the most frustrating tools a developer has. It’s not CSS in and of itself. Rather, it’s the support, [...]

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My First Site

September 20th, 2008

Before going into college, I hadn’t touched a lick of code.  One of the biggest determining factors in choosing Web development was simply that I love electronics and “tech” things.  But, once I started learning HTML and CSS, I liked it.  (Then, once I really started programming, VB, PHP, XHTML, etc., I loved it.)  Anyhow, [...]

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