Image replacement and screenreaders

Ok kids, if you use image replacement to create super-cool rollover buttons, raise your hands. Good. Now, keep your hands raised if you put title attributes on the links to give added information. Great! What is the text inside the link? Keep your hands raised if you repeated your title attribute in the link text. […]

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 […]