In early October I was sent an email by the guys at b5media asking whether I would be interested in working with them on a project that had a tight deadline. I’d heard of b5 and read their main blog a few times, but I wasn’t a regular reader and didn’t know any of the people running the network. [Read more…]
Christian Montoya a pretty slick WordPress theme called Rain in my World.
I’m working hard on a CSS Tips and Tricks, Part 2 article but until then I’ll complain a little bit about a design mistake I see popping up.
Please…pretty please: stop using so many different fonts in the body of your website. As a general rule you should use exactly 2 fonts. If you’re really good at what you do and think you can use a 3rd font judiciously do so at your own risk. [Read more…]
So you’€™re hacking your own blog template or site and want to make it good? There’€™s a whole lot of practices out there that really should be considered obsolete, but aren’€™t. For some reason you still find table-based layouts, which of course is unnecessary in today’€™s CSS loving world.
Emil over at Friendly Bit has written a nice post called Encyclopedia of HTML elements where he comments on what elements he thinks are OK to use and how, and what’€™s not. It’€™s a good read, especially for the not so experienced webdesigner who don’€™t quite grasp what all those web standard advocates are bitching about.