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Created on Sunday, 10 August 2014 / Coding
Tags: html, analytics, pride
This presentation analyzes ShanghaiPRIDE web analytics information from 2014 to understand how visitors use the website and prioritize development task for 2015. Directly download the presentation. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 07 August 2014 / Coding
Tags: css, html
For the menu system on the website I'm working on, we want to have a triangular icon that indicates the item has children. The items themselves are stacked vertically and expand when clicked and so we ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 07 March 2014 / Coding
Tags: html, css, javascript
The website I'm working on uses a responsive design and the mobile layout has the menu hidden along the side. We want it to slide out when the user clicks the menu button (or swipes). I wanted to do this ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 / Uncategorised
Tags: html, css
For styling, sometimes you want all items to have the same width as the longest item. Some solutions either fix the width, which doesn't work well for responsive designs or where things translated. Other ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 19 May 2013 / Coding
Tags: html, accessibility, link
You can find lots of information about how to create HTML links to call a phone number. The syntax is essentially <a href="tel:NUMBER">NUMBER</a>. Most examples however would not work for people ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 28 November 2012 / Coding
Tags: html, css, accessibility
An earlier post of mine describes the purpose of skip links. Now that you want to implement it, what is the best way? Searching online gives lots of options and an equal number of exceptions. What actually ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 27 November 2012 / Coding
Tags: html, css, accessibility
I've decided to give a talk on web accessibility in a few months, in particular, on how to make web pages accessible. I've spent time trying to make this site more accessible, but until today I never turned ... [ +++ ]
Created on Saturday, 17 November 2012 / User Experience
Tags: accessibility, html
I'm at Intro to Web Accessibility at Accessibility Camp Toronto. I've tried to make my website accessible, so what have I done wrong? I'm sure there is a lot more, but these are the ones I caught during ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 / Coding
Tags: html
HTML has tags that are useful for giving additional semantic meaning to text. They are particularly useful for describing code or instructions for using a computer, although I've rarely seem them used, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 04 September 2012 / Coding
Tags: html, joomla
HTML5 has a new time element. You can use it simply to identify parts of your document that describe a date/time, but the most useful part is you can use it to describe a date/time in a machine readable ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 24 August 2012 / Coding
Tags: html
HTML allows you to provide alternate text for images using the alt attribute. I always saw them as useful for instances where the image couldn't be loaded. Apparently, I've been doing it all wrong, something ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 07 August 2012 / Coding
Tags: joomla, html
The last few posts, I mused about updating the look and feel of this site. When I decided to update the look, I thought it might take a few months. Not that the update would be difficult - I already had ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 06 August 2012 / Apps
Tags: joomla, html, microformat
Personal hCard module for Joomla shows personal contact information on your Joomla 2.5/3.x website using the standard hCard format. Overview Personal hCard displays contact information on your Joomla ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 26 July 2012 / User Experience
Tags: accessibility, html, microformat
I wrote this a couple of weeks ago, but apparently forgot to hit the publish button. So far, in my list of goals for my website refresh, we've seen the following HTML5 (or another microformat) ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 24 July 2012 / Coding
Tags: html
As a part of my site upgrade, I'm changing from HTML4 to HTML5. That means I should be using all of the new sectioning elements, such as article, section, aside, nav, etc, but I've had difficulty figuring ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 / Coding
Tags: html, joomla, microformat
The last few posts (and probably the majority of the next few) are likely all about HTML5, metadata, and Joomla. That's because I've decided to "convert" this site to HTML5 with metadata tags ... [ +++ ]
Created on Saturday, 14 July 2012 / Coding
Tags: html, css
My experience writing web pages is relatively causal. The first time I wrote HTML was probably in 1997, creating a Geocities page (somehow I still remember it was CapeCanaveral/Hall/3230). I've created ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 03 July 2012 / Social Media
Tags: html
I've recently been investigating how to better attribute articles on this blog to myself as the author. I know I write them, but how do I communicate that to the rest of the world? One way is to use ... [ +++ ]
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