Author Archives: Estelle Weyl

IE8 Beta CSS Support: Internet Explorer 8 and CSS 3

NOTE: THIS POST WAS ABOUT THE IE8 BETA!!! For general release IE8 Support check out these two blog posts: IE8 CSS Support and Rendering Mode (includes an IE8 css hack) CSS Browser Support (including IE8, IE7 in compliance mode & … Continue reading

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Using images as Bullets in XHTML Lists

Creating lists with Images as Bullets using CSS All CSS compliant browsers and IE support images as a list style type. Most designers actually prefer to use images instead of default bullet support because there is more control and more … Continue reading

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Yet Another Image Replacement Method

Semantic CSS Image Replacement Yes, "YAIRM" ("Yet Another Image Replacement Method") is a crappy acronym. Anyhow…. There have been several image replacement suggestions made over the past 5 years. Semantically, some just don’t make sense. Of course, the accessibility of … Continue reading

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JavaScript Date Object Methods

Methods of the JavaScript Date Object This is the second half of a two part discussion of the javascript date object. The first half discusses creating, formatting, extending and converting the date object. This section focuses solely on the methods … Continue reading

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Favicons: why and how to create favicons

The "WHY" of Favicons Favicons ARE an integral part of your website and branding. Favicons are the single most important graphic appearing on a website. While that sounds like a strong statement, it’s true. Favicons are the least expensive and … Continue reading

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Alternative Text for Images: the ALT attribute

For a webpage to validate and be accessible, all images must have a value for the alt attribute, even if that value is empty. The XHTML DTD requires only two atttributes for the img element: src and alt. The XHTML … Continue reading

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CSS & Javascript Character Entity Calculator

Javascript and CSS Entity Conversion Calculator Enter your HTML Entity Character number (such as &#2335 or just 2335 – ट) to get the CSS and JS values for that entity. Explanations on how to use the results are below. Numeric … Continue reading

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First 5800 Numeric HTML Character Entities

First 5800 Numeric HTML Character Entities Below are left-to-right entities (Hebrew and Arabic were removed). To learn how to include the entities below in CSS or Javascript, please read visit Javascript, CSS, and (X)HTML entities in numeric order or convert … Continue reading

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ISO 8601 date in PHP

Converting ISO 8601 date string in PHP JavaScript Date Object explained how to convert ISO 8601 dates in Javascript. Thanks to Ryan Kennedy, we have a function to convert ISO 8601 dates in PHP. This is how you can call … Continue reading

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JavaScript Date Object

Javascript: Things you should know Note: This is part IV of a "Javascript: Things you should know" series. I assume readers have an understanding of the core language. This section goes over the creation of date objects. Most resources go … Continue reading

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