Category: tutorial

  • footerStickAlt: A more robust method of positioning a footer 29 August 2005

    » footerStickAlt « Updated: 4:40PM, 29 August 2005 (See comment #6 ) Recently I've been asked to code up a few sites that require the Web page footer to ...

  • A first foray into user testing 17 December 2004

    It may shock, surprise and disappoint you, but I did formal user testing on a website for the first time ever last week. Sure, I'd gotten people to play around with a site and asked them the non-specific ...

  • Practical usability tip #19: turn off current page links using CSS 19 November 2004

    It made it in at number 10 for Jakob last year, so it must be a matter of importance: don't have a link to the current page. He tells you why, so I'll tell you how. When you're ...

  • Onclick JavaScript parameters 05 August 2004

    Unobtrusive JavaScript requires that you don't place JavaScript calls directly in HTML code. So, when you want to place an onclick handler on an anchor tag, instead of typing: <a id="link" ...

  • Vorsprung durch technik 01 August 2004

    With a nice rest after the launch of my new portfolio , I thought I'd share a few of the techniques I used to create it. (These are just the ones I found mildly interesting) Collapsing ...

  • .PNG alpha transparency hack limitations 18 June 2004

    After reading about the hype for a while, I decided that I might have a go at implementing the Web designer's dream – a page with transparent interface widgets. If you have a ...

  • Accessible, stylish form layout 24 March 2004

    » Form layout templates « Yes, HTML forms are the worst things known to web designers. Yes, HTML forms have to be accessible and usable. No, HTML forms do not have to be an ...

  • [R]ather [S]wanky [S]ourcecode 16 January 2004

    All the kids seem to be doing it nowadays, so I thought I'd create an RSS feed for this site (and also because Dave S asked, nay, demanded to be updated!) It seems to be a good way to go if ...

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