On March 27 I’ll be leading an online seminar for ADA Online Learning. The topic is Introduction to ARIA. If you’d like to join the seminar, information about the schedule, registration and more is located at the ADA Online site ....more
Getty Images Embed Tool Getty Images announced a new embed feature that gives free, legal access to many images to bloggers for noncommercial use. If you find an image on the Getty site, look for an embed icon() from the search results or image detail page. Click that and you’ll get the HTML code to embed that image on your site ....more
After building about 20 layouts, redoing a couple of sites, and starting and rejecting an uncounted number of Dreamweaver CC grid system attempts, I’m here to describe some of my issues with this tool. Control Issues Elements inserted into the fluid grid have controls that appear when the element is selected. In the image below, the div “main” is selected ....more
Behance is an enormous online professional network, connecting some of the best creative minds in the design community. As a result, it is a platform upon which you can promote yourself as a web designer. Upon creating a profile you can post your work and interact with other designers in order to boost your online presence and communicate with prospective clients ....more
product The Design Method: A Philosophy and Process for Functional Visual Communication (Voices That Matter) by Eric Karjaluoto is from New Riders (2013). This book changed my impression of myself as a web designer. Prior to reading this book, I would have told you I wasn’t a designer ....more
Your body. Your definition. Now on Facebook.
Facebook added the ability to set your gender outside the binary male/female choices just in time for Valentine's Day. Now you can define yourself with a choice more reflective of who you really are if the binary choices don't cover it.
Facebook on phone, Image Credit: Shutterstock
Is your marketing campaign growing rather stale? A little “ho hum?” If your social media marketing mix is becoming a little too predictable, you may need to shake things up a bit. The perfect way to add a excitement and catch your audience off-guard may be to adopt a hip new social media tool ....more
What exactly is UTF-8? I’m always telling students to choose it as the character encoding for their HTML documents. It turns out that representing symbols, characters and letters that are used worldwide is not easy, but UTF-8 managed it ....more