Archive for the 'Web Standards' Category

Weird bug in IE5/Mac

Tuesday, July 5th, 2005

Now this must be the weirdest bug I’ve ever seen. A random word seems to push the width of a p tag one pixel further out which pushes my left hand column down the page. To check for yourself, open IE5 on your Mac.
This is the page that pushes the left hand column down.
This is […]

PTR - get paid to read

Monday, May 2nd, 2005

I came across a “paid to read” (PTR) program today and seriously considered signing up. There are a load of these out there. The one I came across is called netbux.org. Every time you do an internet search from their homepage, they supposedly give you 2 dollarcents. They pay you out when you get over […]

<abbr>, Firefox and links

Friday, April 29th, 2005

Finally got round to putting <abbr></abbr> where necessary on my other site.
Initially I was a bit annoyed, because some of the abbreviations are also links. It seemed like FireFox on my Mac gave preference to the visual indicator for abbreviation (grey underline) over my visual indicator for links (red dotted underline). I like to […]

CSS tips and tricks

Thursday, April 28th, 2005

Two extremely useful articles on CSS from 456bereastreet.com: CSS tips and tricks part 1 and CSS tips and tricks part 2.
Thanks Roger Johansson!