I no longer support IE5 for Mac

Microsoft has finally released us from the torture that is IE/Mac. In June 2003 the MS Mac Business Unit stopped development on Internet Explorer for Mac. MS ended support for the application on the last day of 2005 and will no longer offer it for download as of 31Jan06. From Microsoft.com: It is recommended that […]

Dump the WYSIWYG

Let’s face it. You can either be a part of the problem or a part of the solution. If you are allowing an application to turn out your markup then, unfortunately, you are a part of the problem. Yes, this includes Dreamweaver and GoLive. I am thoroughly convinced that these “web page editors” are for […]

Include a proper Doctype

You start your sentences with a capital letter; start your HTML with a DOCTYPE. It’s just basic grammar. – Mark Pilgrim from Dive Into Accessibility Using a complete doctype will switch your browser into standards mode. This will cause it to render the page exactly as you have instructed it (which may look awful but […]

Validate

Developing a website without validating is like running around with a blindfold on. As soon as you ask for directions, don’t be surprised if the only answer you’ll get is “take your blindfold off”. – some guy named Jim Validate your markup here Validate your CSS here