A list of things browsers must implement to ensure poorly-coded sites work. That this is needed deeply saddens me.
The Best of the Internets
picture element, faster taps, desktop gestures, and more are coming in the next iteration of Apple’s browser.
Dan Mall’s excellent overview of decoupling content and display using structured data to make your sites more flexible.
Microsoft is end-of-life-ing IE8–10, but that doesn’t mean we should stop supporting them. Some people can’t upgrade for reasons way beyond their control.
Progressive enhancement is a tool that will help you build faster, tougher sites. It is an investment in the strength and quality of your application. It will make your users happy because the app will still work, if imperfectly. It might just save you when disaster strikes, and if you’re interested in building the best websites possible, you should give it some thought.
Accessibility is just good customer service. If you run an commerce shop, you should be following this article’s advice. Heck, if you run any kind of site, you should do it.
Some very interesting thoughts about accessibility advocacy from Pratik Patel.
“Learn More”/“Read More” has definitely inherited the mantle of “Click Here”. Do your users a favor and write descriptive link text. It’s really not that hard.
If you’re into this kind of thing…