Using vertical-align for images and buttons

I’m working on a basic search form and the visual design requires a graphic button instead of the browser-generated input. I’m using the button tag instead of an input type=”submit”. While putting the page together, I had a nagging issue with the button not aligning with the label and input. I tried various combinations of […]

The perfect FAQ page ! – by Thierry Koblentz

— This was originally published on www.tjkdesign.com. Visit the original site for updated code and to see a working copy of the script. Thierry has created a Dreamweaver plugin to make this super-easy to add to your site! This is about using a Definition List and the DOM to create a nice FAQ page where […]

Should a web site open pdf files in a new window?

A few years ago, I was visiting some friends in Paris. One is a fairly conservative priest and the other a socialist teacher. I asked them a seemingly innocent question: What’s the deal with Robespierre? Why do people feel so strongly one way or another about him? I had just begun learning about the French […]

Attribute selectors to provide language information

Attribute Selectors for International Web Sites Sébastien Guillon, recently wrote a post about using the CSS2 attribute selector and content rule to let visitors know what to expect when clicking on a link to an international web site. Inspired by his approach, I’ve simplified some of the code and added background images to represent the […]