Typography and Microformats: adding small-caps to your state abbreviations

Robert Bringhurst’s book The Elements of Typographic Style is overwhelming me with typography details. Today I came across a description of using small caps for abbreviations, which inspired me to come up with this snippet for state abbreviations. For abbreviations and acronyms in the midst of normal text, use spaced small caps Many typographers prefer […]

Yahoo Search Monkey in Paris

The Yahoo! Developer Network recently held an event in Paris to introduce SearchMonkey to local developers. I was on hand to help discuss microformats. I’ve got a brief write up of the event on the YDN blog: SearchMonkey in Paris. SearchMonkey SearchMonkey allows developers to create enhanced search result presentations for a web site. These […]

Adding style to your rel attributes with CSS

View the finished example: Adding style to your rel link. There’s a little attribute in HTML links that is starting to get a bit of attention lately. The “rel” attribute is a sparsely defined attribute that applies some meta information about a link’s relationship to other documents. Unfortunately, this information is usually hidden from your […]