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- Jonathan Christopher
Imagery is a very important aspect in Web design. Are you using images properly?
Has the debate surrounding CSS frameworks been partially due to a misunderstanding of the term CSS framework?
Are semantics completely inapplicable when it comes to CSS? Do you feel as though trying to create semantic classes is simply overzealous? Without the structured definition and documentation of (X)HTML to back it up, is CSS better left to be implemented on a ‘what works’ basis? Are semantic names that only describe visual orientation as meaningful as valuable as those which describe the informational meaning?
There are a number of ways for clients to make updates in various CMSs, but which is best?
Is manipulating the DOM to include extra markup needed to desired design elements acceptable?
Limitations range greatly from one CMS to another, some have embraced Web standards and produce semantically rich and valid markup, while others have put standards on the back burner. One issue I’ve had some reoccurring trouble with in the past is the combination of a CMS with managed images that are part of the design as opposed to having informational value.
Driving directions offer a lot of semantic data. This article takes the semantics of driving directions into consideration and offers discussion about how to improve structural markup of directions.
This article takes into consideration a restaurant menu and discusses what makes the most semantic sense when marking one up using HTML.
Inspired by a post put together from Jonathan Snook, here’s a look into my development process.
One of my favorite things about Web development is it’s openness. I love it how open the principles, practices, and techniques behind it are continually open for discussion. One of my top priorities when applying markup to a document is keeping semantics in mind. (X)HTML is a semantic markup language by nature, and it should […]